John J. Knox (1828-1892)
John Jay Knox was comptroller of the currency in the U.S. In 1866 he was placed in charge of the mint and coinage correspondence of the Treasury department. He was appointed comptroller by President Grant. He wrote a bill called "The Coinage Act of 1873," which discontinued coinage of the silver dollar. Knox was again appointed comptroller by President Arthur, but resigned in 1884 to become a bank president. He wrote and published many articles on financial subjects.
- 1885 circa 5 years
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