Henry Knox

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Birthday
25, 1750
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Oct 26, 1806 (56)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
25, 1750
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Oct 26, 1806 (56)

About

American military commander who served during the American Revolution. Later, he became the first U.S. Secretary of War.

Before Fame

He attended the Boston Latin School and then became a clerk in a bookstore to support his family.

Trivia

He was the U.S. Army's youngest major general.

Family Life

He married Lucy Flucker and they had thirteen children, although only one survived to adulthood.

Associated With

He was a personal friend of general and U.S. president George Washington.