September 9, 2017 12:00 am - 12:00 pm Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Main Library - Third Floor Conference Room
The Life of Philander C. Knox, presented by Dr. Miles S. Richards. Dr. Richards discusses the life and career of Philander Chase Knox: lawyer, bank director and politician who served as United States Attorney General, a Senator from Pennsylvania and Secretary of State. Born in Brownsville, PA, he served in the Cabinet under three presidents. Dr. Richards is a retired professor and currently serves as President of the Elizabeth Township Historical Society.