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Ralph Knox

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Political party  PC
Name  Ralph Knox

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Preceded by  Bryan Lewis Cathcart PC
Born  January 1, 1905 Asphodel Township, Ontario (1905-01-01)
Died  1981 (aged 75–76) Lambton County, Ontario

John Ralph Knox (January 1, 1905 – March 24, 1981) was a politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a Progressive Conservative member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1963 to 1967 who represented the southwestern riding of Lambton West.

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Background

Knox was born in Asphodel Township, Ontario. He was a teacher in the Lambton County public school system and, from 1952 to the time of his election, in 1963, he was the Principal of Devine Street Public School in Sarnia. He died in 1981. He is buried, with his wife, Eva Lillian Knox, at Lakeview Cemetery, Lambton County, Ontario.

Politics

Knox was elected to Sarnia city council in the late 1950s and served for eight years. In the 1963 provincial election, he ran as the Knox served as the Progressive Conservative candidate in the riding of Lambton West. He defeated Liberal candidate William Rogers by 683 votes. He served as a backbench supporter government led by Premier John Robarts. In the 1967 election he ran in the newly redistributed riding of Sarnia but was defeated by Liberal Jim Bullbrook by 1,073 votes.

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Ralph Knox Wikipedia


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