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Goodwin Knight

Goodwin KnightAKA Goodwin Jess Knight

Born: 9-Dec-1896
Birthplace: Provo, UT
Died: 22-May-1970
Location of death: Inglewood, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of California, 1953-59

Military service: US Navy (WWI)

Father: Jess Knight (mining engineer)
Mother: Lille
Wife: Arville (d. 29-Oct-1952 heart attack, two daughters)
Wife: Virginia Carlson (b. 1918, m. 2-Aug-1954, d. 2010)

    High School: Manual Arts High School, Los Angeles, CA
    University: BA Law and Business, Stanford University (1919)
    University: Cornell University

    Governor of California (1953-59)
    Lieutenant Governor of California (1947-53)
    California State Official Superior Court Judge (1935-46)
    American Legion
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Knights of Pythias
    Loyal Order of Moose
    Order of AHEPA
    Veterans of Foreign Wars
    Visited Disneyland on Opening Day

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