William J  Knight

William J Knight (1929 - 2004)

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Col William J "Pete" Knight
Born in Noblesville, Hamilton, Indiana, USAmap
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Died in Duarte, Los Angeles, California, USAmap
Knight-8816 created 10 Jan 2017 | Last modified | Last edit: 16 Dec 2017
20:50: Gilbert Allan Davis edited the Biography for William J Knight. [Thank Gilbert Allan for this]
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Selected for the USAF X-20 Dyna-Soar and X-15 programs.

Knight flew sixteen X-15 missions, attained a top speed of Mach 6.7 and a maximum altitude of 85,496 meters on separate flights.

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See also:

  • Wikipedia: William J Knight
  • WikiData: Q974431 Wikidata Information Reasonator enwiki Ancestors (about wikidata)
  • Find-A-Grave: Memorial #8749323
  • "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V35J-628 : 19 May 2014), William J Knight, 07 May 2004; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XQ1P-ZDJ : accessed 20 January 2017), Billy J Knight in household of William T Knight, Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 81, sheet 4A, line 45, family 74, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1018; FHL microfilm 2,340,753.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KWRH-ZCY : accessed 20 January 2017), Billy Knight in household of William Knight, Ward 33, Cleveland City, Cleveland City, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 92-865, sheet 6B, line 55, family 126, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 3238.
  • NASA Bio


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