Collection 490 Oral History Interview with Joseph C. MacKnight
Scope and Contents
Oral history interview with Joseph Charles MacKnight (1921-2003) in which he discusses his education and activities at Wheaton College from which he graduated in 1943, reasons for attending, literary societies, friends and significant staff and faculty (V. Raymond Edman, Russell Mixter, Elsie Storrs Dow, Edith Torrey, Mortimer Lane, James Mack), impact of World War II on the campus, Billy Graham and his role in the Gospel Tabernacle in Wheaton, and his medical career since graduating. The time period covered by the interviews is 1921 to 1993.
Dr. Joseph Charles Mac Knight was interviewed by Paul Ericksen on May 7, 1993 at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College.
- Created: 1993
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Full Name: Joseph Charles Mac Knight, M.D.
Birth Date: March 9, 1921, in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky
Death Date: July 28, 2003
Parents: Joseph A. and Juanita Mac Knight (lived with mother, who was separated from his father)
Marital Status: Married, wife June
Conversion: At age twelve
Denominational Affiliation: Southern Baptist
Ridgefield Park High School, Ridgefield Park, New Jersey
1939-1943 B.S., Wheaton College (Pre-Med, first winter convocation)
1943-1946 Columbia University Medical School, New York
1946- Army medical service in Japan
- Internist (25 years)
- Occupational physician for Dupont Co. (10 years)
- Medical director of a nursing home
1 Audio Tape
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Accruals and Additions
The material in this collection was given to the Billy Graham Center Archives by Dr. MacKnight in May 1993.
July 26, 2000
Janyce H. Nasgowitz
- Dow, Elsie Storrs.
- Edman, V. Raymond (Victor Raymond), 1900-1967.
- Graham, Billy, 1918-2018.
- Lane, Mortimer B.
- MacKnight, Joseph C.
- Mack, James B.
- Mixter, Russell Lowell,
- Torrey, Edith C.
- United Gospel Tabernacle (Wheaton, Ill.)
- Wheaton College (Ill.)
- Wheaton College (Ill.) -- Alumni.
- World War, 1939-1945.
- Collection 490 Oral History Interview with Joseph C. MacKnight
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