Thomas Moore Knox, head of insurance company, dies here
- Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Apr 1929, p. 6
- Full Text
Thomas Moore Knox, 71, Chicago manager and director of the Lincoln National Life Insurance company, of Fort Wayne, Ind., died Sunday, April 21, at his home, 519 Forest avenue, Wilmette. He had been a resident of Wilmette for thirty-four years.
Born in Armoy, Ireland, in 1858, Mr. Knox came to this country in 1879. He located in Austin, Tex., where he was married in 1881 to Miss Margaret Glass. He came to Chicago in 1886 and was clerk in the Corn Exchange National bank. At various times Mr. Knox had been general agent of the New York Life Insurance company, Illinois manager of the North American Life Insurance company, and head of the grain department of Armour and company.
Between 1895 and 1900 Mr. Knox was a member of the board of education of Wilmette. He was a member of the Shawnee Country club of Wilmette, the Chicago Athletic club, and a leader in Chicago Association of Commerce affairs.
Surviving him are his widow, Mrs. Margaret Knox, and a daughter, Mrs. John J. Spear, of Winnetka. A son, Dr. O. M. Knox, died two years ago.
Funeral services for Thomas Moore Knox were held Wednesday, April 23, from his late residence, 519 Forest avenue, Wilmette, at 2:30 o'clock, followed by Masonic services under the auspices of Wilmette lodge, A. F. and A. M., at 3:30 in the Rosehill cemetery. Mr. Knox was a 32nd degree Mason.
- Media Type:
- Item Types:
- Date of Publication:
- 26 Apr 1929
- Personal Name(s):
- Knox, Margaret ; Knox, O. M. ; Knox, Thomas ; Spear, John Mrs.
- Local identifier:
- Language of Item:
- Geographic Coverage:
Illinois, United States
- Copyright Statement:
- Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Wilmette Public Library
Agency street/mail address
1242 Wilmette Avenue