W. M. Knott Sabine Parish, Louisiana
W. M. Knott, cashier of the Sabine State Bank, was born in
Natchitoches parish, near old Beulah Camp Ground, February 16,
1879. His father, George, was a native of Kentucky, came to
Louisiana in the early days and was a successful farmer.
W. M. Knott attended public schools and the Port Jesup High
School. He learned telegraphy and for seven years was in the
employ of the K. C. S. and the Rock Island railroads, after
which he entered the employ of the Thompson-Rithchie Co.,
wholesale grocers, at Ruston, where he remained three years.
He came to Many in 1909 to become cashier of the Sabine State
Bank, in which position he has made a most creditable record.
Source: History of Sabine Parish,
Louisiana, by John G. Belisle, Sabine Banner Press, 1913.