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George L. Knight

KNIGHT, George Litch. b. Rockford, Illinois, 2 January 1925; d. Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 6 October 1995. Hymnologist, historian and clergyman, Knight attended  Hanover College, Hanover, Indiana, the University of Chicago, Centre College, Danville, Kentucky (BA, 1947), and Union Theological Seminary, New York City (BD, 1951).  Ordained by the Freeport Presbytery (Illinois) in 1951, Knight served the West Side Presbyterian Church of Englewood, New Jersey, first as assistant minister (1951-1956), then co-pastor (1956-1957).  In 1957 he became the sixth pastor of Brooklyn's (New York) historic Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church, where he would remain until 1989. This church, organized in...

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