Born in Baltimore, Maryland. Married Josephine M. Flick February 7, 1942. They had one daughter. Knight worked as an editorial artist for several papers: Baltimore American 1924-1928, Baltimore Post 1928-1931, Pittsburgh Press 1931-1936, Chicago American 1936-1941 and Chicago Sun-Times after 1941. His business, Hugh M. Knight Enterprises, Inc. went bankrupt in 1966.
He was a part time stamp and coin dealer. He served as president of the Chicago Coin Club 1961 to 1962. Author of A Simplified Guide to Collecting American Coins in 1957. He developed coin games "Coin Store," "World Coin Bank" and "Ring-A-Ding-Ding."
He died in California .
bio: ConAut 5-8R photo: NSM May 1959 page 1330 obit: NN 4/30/83
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A Simplified Guide to Collecting American Coins by Hugh McCown Knight. This is an in-copyright publication. "Snippet" results will appear in the Newman Portal search results.