Cordelia L. <I>Hornaday</I> Knott

Cordelia L. Hornaday Knott

Bushton, Coles County, Illinois, USA
Death 12 Apr 1974 (aged 84)
Buena Park, Orange County, California, USA
Burial Fullerton, Orange County, California, USA
Memorial ID 6081381 · View Source
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Businesswoman, Restauranteur. She was the wife of Knott's Berry Farm founder Walter Knott, and is best remembered for her famous chicken dinner restaurant, which is still in operation today.

Bio by: Greg Brown

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