Person:Gordon Knott (2)

m. ABT 1909
  1. Henry George Knott1910 - 1998
  2. John Gordon Knott1912 - 1998
  3. Norman Philip Knott1917 - 1978
m. 11 Jan 1944
Facts and Events
Name John Gordon Knott
Alt Name Gordon Knott
Gender Male
Birth[3][1][6][14] 14 May 1912 Burke, North Dakota, United States
Census[2] 1915 Burke, North Dakota, United StatesGarmes Township
Census[3] 1920 Sedro-Woolley, Skagit, Washington, United States
Census[4] 1930 Skagit, Washington, United States
Residence[5] 1937 Skagit, Washington, United States
Census[15] 1940 Skagit, Washington, United States
Military[6] 13 Apr 1942 Pierce, Washington, United StatesEnlisted in army
Marriage 11 Jan 1944 Skagit, Washington, United Statesto Ada Schrindell
Residence[7][8] 1952-1954 Kennewick, Benton, Washington, United States
Residence[9][10][11][12] 1958-1966 Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Other[16] 23 Jan 1962 Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United Statesnamed in father's obituary
Divorce Filing 11 May 1973 Walla Walla, Washington, United Statesfrom Ada Schrindell
Residence[13] May 1983 Kennewick, Benton, Washington, United Statesmentioned in mother's obituary
Obituary[14] June 1998 Pasco, Franklin, Washington, United States
Death[14] 22 June 1998 Pasco, Franklin, Washington, United States
Funeral[14] 26 Jun 1998 Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Burial[1] College Place, Walla Walla, Washington, United StatesBlue Mountain Memorial Garden
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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Gordon Knott, Memorial# 38373771, Created by: Blue Mountain Memorial G..., 15 Jun 2009, in Find A Grave, accessed 31 May 2017.

    Gordon Knott
    Birth: May 14, 1912, Powers Lake, Burke County, North Dakota, USA
    Death: Jun. 22, 1998, Pasco, Franklin County, Washington, USA
    Burial: Blue Mountain Memorial Garden, College Place, Walla Walla County, Washington, USA
    Plot: Peace L-13
    Note: 6-26-98
    [Has gravestone photograph]

    Parents: George Henry Knott (1885 - 1962) and Neva E Jones Knott (1888 - 1985)
    Married Ada Schreindl in 1941 in San Francisco, later divorced
    Survived by Daughters Adene Jacobs and Marcia Sanders, Son Greg Knott, 5 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren
    Preceded by 2 brothers.

  2. Garmes Township, Burke County; FHL #1731410, in North Dakota, United States. 1915 North Dakota State Census Schedules. (Bismarck, North Dakota: State Historical Society of North Dakota), HH#7, Families 9-11.

    Guel, John, native white male, age 29
    Anderson, Carl, foreign born male, age 22
    Knott, George H., native born male, age 29
    Knott, Mrs. George H., native born female, age 26
    Knott, Henry G., native born male, age 5
    Knott, John Gordon, native born male, age 3
    HH #8, Families 12-13: Nancy Hughes; Derk, Mrs. Anna, Clara, Verna Edzenga

  3. 3.0 3.1 Sedro Woolley City (Ward 2), Skagit, Washington, in United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T625), HH 92, Family 94; FHL #1821935 .

    x Ferry Street [between 745 Ferry and 731 Ferry]
    Knott, George H., head, owns home free of mortgage, white male, married, able to read and write, born illinois, father born Holland (native tongue Dutch), mother born Germany (native tongue German), speaks English, laborer, condensor (industry/business), wage worker, Farm Schedual 234
    , Neva E., wife, white female, age 33, married, able to read and write, born Iowa, both parents born Michigan, speaks English, no occupation
    , Henry G., son, white male, age 9, single, attended school, born North Dakota, father born Illinois, mother born Iowa
    , Gordon, son, white male, age 7, single, attended school, born North Dakota, father born Illinois, mother born Iowa
    , Norman, son, white male, age 2 9/12, single, born North Dakota, father born Illinois, mother born Iowa

  4. East Clear Lake, Skagit, Washington, in United States. 1930 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T626), HH 25, Fam 25.

    Knott, George, H., head, owned home, lived on farm, white male, age 44, 1st married age 23, able to read and write, born IL, father born Holland, mother born Germany, able to speak English, laborer in logging camp, worked yesterday, not a veteran, farm schedule #20
    , Neva E., wife, white female, age 43, 1st married age 21, able to read and write, born IA, father born Wales, mother born WI, able to speak English
    , Henry G., son, white male, age 19, single, able to read and write, born ND
    , Gordon J., son, white male, age 17, single, able to read and write, born ND
    , Norman P., son, white male, age 13, single, able to read and write, born ND

  5. Polk’s Skagit County (Washington) Directory, Volume XII 1937, R. L. Polk & Co., Seattle, WA, p. 312.

    Knott, Geo H., Sedro Woolley RD3
    Knott, Gordon, Sedro Woolley RD3
    Knott, Norman, Sedro Woolley RD3

  6. 6.0 6.1 United States. National Archives and Records Administration (ARC # 1263923). World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946. (2002).

    Gordon Knott, b. 1912, North Dakota; resident Skagit county, Washington;
    enlisted 13 Apr 1942, Tacoma, Washington; Private, Warrant Officer, for duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law;
    education 3 years of college, occupation geologist/Manages and officials, n.e.c.,
    single without dependents, height 70, weight 156

  7. Polk’s Pasco-Kennewick (Benton and Franklin Counties Washington) Directory, 1952-53, R. L. Polk & Co., Seattle, WA Washington State Library, p. 295.

    Knott, Geo H. (Neva E.) h1228 W 1st av (K)
    Knott, Gordon (Ada A.) const eng. USAE h1317 W Kennewick ave (K)

  8. Polk’s Pasco-Kennewick (Benton and Franklin Counties Washington) Directory, 1954, R. L. Polk & Co., Seattle, WA Washington State Library, p. 266.

    Knott, Geo H. (Neva E), lab h1228 W 1st av (K)
    Knott, Gordon (Ada A) eng h1317 W Kennewick av (K)

  9. Polk’s Walla Walla (Walla Walla County, Washington) City Directory Vol. XXXX 1958. R. L. Polk & Co., Seattle, WA Washington State Library, p. 249.

    Knott, Geo H (Neva E) h604 S Division
    Knott, Gordon (Ada A) civ eng Army Engs h701 S Palouse

  10. Walla Walla Residents and Business Registrations. Ted Hart Advertising, Walla Walla, WA. 1960 Washington State Library, p. 195.

    Knott, Geo. H. retired (Neva E.) 604 S. Division
    Knott, Gordon, eng USCE (Ada A.) 701 S Palouse

  11. Walla Walla Residents and Business Registrations. Ted Hart Advertising, Walla Walla, WA. 1963 Washington State Library, p. 216.

    Knott, Gordon, emp by Air Force (overseas) (Ada A.) Rt 3 B343 A. Langdon Rd., Ja5-4084
    Knott, Neva E Mrs. (widow George) 514 Sycamore, Ja5-5243

  12. Walla Walla Residents and Business Registrations. Ted Hart Advertising, Walla Walla, WA. 1966 Washington State Library, p. 215.

    Knott, Gordon, air force overseas (Ada A.) 162 E. Maple, 5-4084
    Knott, Neva E (wid George) 514 Sycamore 5-5243

  13. Obituaries: Neva Knott, in Tri-City Herald, Pasco, Kennewick and Richland, Washington, 5 May 1985; Washington State Library microfilm.

    Neva Knott, 97, of 1317 W. Kennewick Ave, died Friday at Kennewick General Hospital. . . .
    Survivors include sons Henry Knott, Corvalis, Ore., and Gordon Knott, Kennewick. . . .

  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 Person:Gordon Knott, in Obituaries.

    Gordon Knott
    Pasco – Former Walla Walla resident Gordon Knott, 86, died June 22, 1998, at Our Lady of Lourdes Health Center.

    Those who wish may call until 5 tonight, from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday and 8:30-10:30 a.m. Friday at Colonial-DeWitt Funeral Home, 19 E. Birch St. The funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at Emmanuel church with the Rev. Elliott Hull officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Mountain Memorial Gardens, Myra Road. The ritualistic graveside service will be conducted by VFW Grant Farmer Post No. 992.

    Mr. Knott was born May 14, 1912, in Powers Lake, N.D., to George and Neva Jones Knott. He attended schools in Clearlake, Wash., and graduated from Sedro-Woolley (Wash.) High School in 1932. He studied forestry and range management at Washington State College. To get to WSC, he walked across the North Cascade Mountains from Sedro-Woolley to the Methow Valley and rode freight trains to college.

    After two years at WSC, he became a faller for logging operations throughout the Northwest, using a cross-cut saw and an ax to cut the huge virgin timber of that era. Many trees he felled took more than two days to bring down.

    He and former wife Ada Schreindl were married in 1941 in San Francisco. In 1942 he enlisted as a private in the U.S. Army and was discharged as a warrant officer in 1946. He was with Army Intelligence in the Pacific Theater, fighting against the Japanese during World War II.

    He began a new career in engineering in 1946 as an instrument-man for the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
    He moved to Kennewick in 1950, where he worked on construction of McNary Dam for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

    Four years later he transferred to the Corps’ Walla Walla District headquarters and studied to obtain his professional engineer certification. He supervised runway construction in Karachi, Pakistan, moving his family there. He transferred to Korea in 1959, and spent 12 years becoming fluent in Korean and a confidant of the Chung family, founders of Hyundai Corp.

    He was involved in clandestine operations during the Vietnam War, supplying remote outposts. In 1970 he returned to the United States and began another career in the Tri-Cities, learning to become an industrial electrician for the Lamb Weston Corp. He retired after 22 years in 1990. His courage and wry humor characterized his life
    .
    While in Walla Walla, he was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, International Order of Foresters, the American Society of Professional Engineers and the VFW.

    Surviving are two daughters, Adene Jacobs of Vancouver, Wash., and Marcia Sanders of Seattle; a son Greg Knott of Winthrop, Wash; five grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren. Two brothers preceded him in death.
    -----------------------------------
    Memorial Program:
    In Loving Memory of Gordon Knott 1912 1998
    Funeral Services at Emmanuel Lutheran Church
    Friday, June 26, 1998 at 1:00 P.M., Walla Walla, Washington
    Officiating Pastor Elliott Hull
    Casket Bearers
    Douglas Sanders, Daniel Sanders, Warren Sanders, Edward Russell, Greg Knott
    Ritualistic Graveside Services by VFW Grant Farmer Post No. 992
    Interment Blue Mountain Memorial Gardens, Walla Walla, Washington
    Colonial-DeWitt Funeral Home, 19 East Birch Street, Walla Walla, WA

  15. East Clear Lake, Skagit, Washington, in United States. 1940 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T627), ED 29-22, HH 159.

    Day Creek Road, owned property worth $250
    Knott, George H., head, 45, married, completed 2 years college, b. IL, living in same house in 1935, occupation - cutting shakes, self-employed, received income from sources other than wages, had a farm
    , Neva (informant), wife, 42, married, completed 2 years college? [appears to be a question mark on page], b. IA, living in the same house in 1935, no job, does housework
    , Henry, son, 29, single, complete 4 yrs high school, b. ND, living in same house in 1935, works for pay, 40 hrs/wek, cuttoff man in shingle mill, worked 39 weeks in 1939, income = $600, no other source of income
    , Gordon, son, 26, single, completed 4 yrs of college, living in same house in 1935, had work [but may have been seeking work - unclear on page], cutting shakes, self-employed, earned $450 in 1939, no other income

  16. George Knott Dies at Age 76, in Walla Walla Union Bulletin, Walla Walla, Washintgon. Tuesday, January 23, 1962, p. 5; Washington State Library.

    George Henry Knott, 76, died Monday evening at his home, 514 Sycamore.
    . . . . He is survived by his wife at the home; three sons, Person:Henry Knott (6)|Henry Knott]] in Arabia, Gordon Knott of Walla Walla, and Norman Knott of Olympia; . . . .