McKnight, William T.


(ca. 1902–?), of Cleveland; black lawyer; asst. atty. gen., Ohio (1937–38);
atty. for U.S. Dept. of Labor (1939–43); member, NAACP legal committee (1942–?), labor
committee; dir., Region V (Cleveland office), FEPC (1943–45); worked closely with J.
Lawrence Duncan, regional dir. of WMC; Mitchell considered him quite effective. AB, U.
of Kans.; law degree, Yale.