KNOX, JAMES LLOYD, 1929-
MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION NUMBER 328
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CITATION: James Lloyd Knox papers, MSS 328, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.
James Lloyd Knox, retired bishop of the United Methodist Church, was born in Tampa, Florida. He graduated from Florida Southern College in 1951 and went on to earn a Master of Divinity from Candler School of Theology. He and his wife, Edith, served as missionaries to Cuba and Argentina from 1958-1964. Later, Knox served the Florida Conference as coordinator of the Florida Spanish Ministry and superintendent of the DeLand and Miami Districts.
Knox was elected to the position of bishop in 1984. He served in the Birmingham Episcopal area until 1992, when he was appointed to the North Georgia Conference. Although Knox retired in 1996, he served as bishop of the Florida Conference in 1999 and in 2000-2001 following the illness and death of Bishop Cornelius L. Henderson.
[Source of biographical information: http://www.flsouthern.edu/pubrel/0102news/knoxtrustee061002.htm. Last visited 6 April 2006.]
The papers consist of photocopies of Bishop Knox's reports on ecclesiastical visits to Puerto Rico and to other countries as an active bishop of the United Methodist Church. Files are arranged alphabetically by name of destination.
BOX FOLDER DESCRIPTION/DATES 1 1 Bolivia and Peru, 1985 1 2 China, 1991 1 3 Cuba, 1992 1 4 East Angola, 1991 1 5 Europe, 1991, 1995 1 6 India, 1994 1 7 Nicaragua, 1989 1 8 Pakistan, 1995 1 9 Panama, 1990 1 10 Puerto Rico, Vieques, 1999 1 11 Russia, 1992 1 12 Spain, 1993 1 13 Zaire, 1989