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KNOX, John, clergyman, born near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 17 June, 1790; died in New York city, 8 January, 1858. He was graduated at Dickinson college in 1811, studied theology under Dr. John M. Mason, was licensed by the Associate Reformed presbytery of Philadelphia in 1815, and became pastor of the Collegiate Reformed Dutch church in New York city in 1816. For the last twenty-five years of his life he was the senior pastor. He published occasional sermons and tracts. See his "Memorial," by Thomas De Witt and others (New York, 1858).
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