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Damon Francis Knight

Male 1922 - 2002  (79 years)


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  • Name Damon Francis Knight 
    Alternate birth 19 Sep 1922  Baker City, Baker, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Born 20 Sep 1922  Baker City, Baker, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth 22 Sep 1922  Baker City, Baker, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Alternate death 14 Apr 2002  [3
    Died 15 Apr 2002  Eugene, Lane, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    Person ID I5524  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DK
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2021 

    Father Frederick Stuart Knight,   b. 1 May 1884, Ramona, Lake, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1945, Hood River, Hood River, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Leola Ladorie Damon,   b. 17 Sep 1887, Calamus, Clinton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1958, Hood River, Hood River, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 1 Sep 1917  Lincoln, Lincoln, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F19697  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Kate Wilhelm,   b. 8 Jun 1928, Toledo, Lucas, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 2018, Eugene, Lane, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F19696  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • His 30 June 1942 draft registration card gives his occupation as "freelance artist," and fellow Futurian Chester Cohen as the "person who will always know your address."

  • Sources 
    1. [S5237] The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, third edition, ed. John Clute, David Langford, Peter Nicholls (emeritus) and Graham Sleight (managing). 1995-ongoing.

    2. [S1336] U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, on ancestry.com.

    3. [S22] U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, on ancestry.com.

    4. [S5269] "Damon Knight, 79, a Writer and Editor of Science Fiction." The New York Times, 17 Apr 2002, section A, page 21., place only.

    5. [S5267] Find a Grave page for Damon Francis Knight.

    6. [S5269] "Damon Knight, 79, a Writer and Editor of Science Fiction." The New York Times, 17 Apr 2002, section A, page 21.

    7. [S5273] Oregon Marriages, 1906-1920, on ancestry.com.