William Windus Knight, Jr.
(1905 - 1984)

Local Businessman
W.W. Knight, Jr.
W.W. Knight, Jr.

1965 photograph of William W. Knight, Jr. being presented the Order of Vasa medal by philanthropists and civic leaders.

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W.W. Knight, Jr.
W.W. Knight, Jr.

1959 photo showing A.W. Huguley, vice-president of Industrial Molasses, and W. W. Knight, Jr. breaking ground for the new Industrial Molasses Corporation in Toledo.

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W.W. Knight, Jr.
W.W. Knight, Jr.

1965 photograph of William W. Knight, Jr. being presented the Order of Vasa medal by philanthropists and civic leaders.

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Son of William Windus Knight and grandson of Edward Ford. He was a business executive and active in promoting Port of Toledo activity.

He was president of the Plaskon Division of Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Co. He also established the Nicholas Corp., a real estate holding firm.  He served on the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority's board of directors as chairman for eighteen years.