Born: in Oswego

Died: October 29, 1975

Married: Evelyn Walton of Lake Placid

Children: Lee W. Knight, Jr., Glenda Knight Clayton

Lee W. Knight graduated from Plattsburgh State Teachers College, and did graduate work at Boston University and St. Lawrence University.

He and his wife bought the Algonquin School in 1941, and ran it for many years. He lived at Pinehurst on Forest Home Road. He served on the Winter Carnival committee, as secretary of the Saranac Lake Rotary Club, and as a trustee of the First Methodist Church, and a member of the Elks Club.

Tom Clark tells the story that [Lee Knight] Jr. was an accomplished musician and played with Pete Seeger.