Adolph O. Knoll

Adolph O. Knoll

Birth
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 1 Oct 1972 (aged 78)
Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, USA
Burial Miller County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 43276650 · View Source
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Daily Capital News, Tuesday, October 3, 1972, Jefferson City, Missouri

Adolpha O. Knoll, 77, of Iberia, died Sunday evening at a Jefferson City hospital.

Mr. Knoll was born March 25, 1894, at Milwaukee, Wis., the son of Ferdinand and Anna Miller Knoll. He was married May 16, 1926, to the former Miss Elta Williams, who survives.

Mr. Knoll was a 1918 graduate of the University of Chicago with a major in political science. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War I. He also served in Brussels, Belgium, and Berlin, Germany for the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Mr. Knoll was a former editor of the Police Journal, an employee of the Radio Corporation of America and was recently a rare book dealer and collector. He also belonged to the Antiquarian Book Dealer's Association. He was a member of the Iberia Presbyterian Church.

Other survivors include: One daughter, Mrs. Ann Nixon, New York City, N.Y., and one brother, Ray Knoll, St. Louis, and one grandson.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, at the Stevinson Chapel, Iberia, the Rev. Earl Brown officiating. Burial will be at the Williams Cemetery near Iberia.

obituary contributed by Deb Jones


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  • Created by: Nancy Arnold Thompson
  • Added: 18 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43276650
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adolph O. Knoll (24 Mar 1894–1 Oct 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43276650, citing Williams Cemetery, Miller County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Nancy Arnold Thompson (contributor 47192413) .