IDE, KNOX, 1902-1994


Lawyer, businessman. Born– June 23, 1902, Ham, Tex. Parents– Abner Sheppard and Anne (Borden) McGee. Adopted at age three by his aunt, Margaret Rosa (Borden) Ide, Jacksonville, Ala. Education– University of Alabama, B.A., 1923; Harvard University Law School, LL.B., 1926. Married–Sarah Cowan Harris- 1929. Children– One. Married Rissie Miller, April 11, 1957.  Joined Anniston (Ala.) law firm, 1929-1931; New York Law firm, 1931-37. Served as secretary, vice president, and president of American Home Products Corporation; director of Pal Blade Company, American Machine and Foundry Company, International Cigar Machine Company. Helped organize and served as legal counsel to New York Airways, Inc. Died July 5, 1994.




Memoirs of Knox Ide. Anniston, Ala.; Higginbotham, 1986.