NAME, Years Elected to City Council
Israel Knox (1828-1895) was on the City Council in 1873 and 1874.
Knox was born in Massachusetts and came to Oakland in 1852. He founded Field's Seminary. Knox lived at 533 Knox Place.2
Mrs Israel Knox has numerous recipes in an amazing cookbook from 1883, "Still Another: A Book of Recipes," put out by the Ladies Aid Society. More of her words may have survived for posterity than his.3
OTHER POSITIONS IN CITY GOVERNMENT
1. "OAKLAND NEWS: Revolt from Machine Politics." San Francisco Chronicle: March 6, 1889.
2. "DEATH OF ISRAEL KNOX: He Had Been a Resident of Oakland for Over Thirty Years." San Francisco Chronicle, Jan 20, 1895.
3. Ladies' Aid Society of the First Congregational Church. "Still Another: A Book of Recipes." Oakland: 1883.