Not sure this is your Paul R. Knight,although was born 1894.John Rutherford
Knight had a carreer in U.S.Army.Served in Meuse-Argonne France WW1.
His Wife was Emilie.He did serve U.S. Consulate in Marseille France.He retired
and died in France. Feb 9 1974.He was born Mar 25 or 26 1894.According to
1900 census,His father Albert C. Knight born 1869 born Ohio,mother Nellie
born in Canada.Never mentions in his records being a painter.