Knowlton, William (1839 - 1926)

Genre: Non-Fiction, Poetry

William Smith Knowlton was born in East Sangerville, ME and was educated at Foxcroft Academy and Waterville College. He taught at Monson Academy for 17 years, off and on as well as in other Piscataquis County schools, practiced law for a bit, was a pastor in Monson for several years, as well as serving as representative for Piscataquis County in both houses of the state legislature.

Selected Bibliography

  • The Old Schoolmaster: Or, Forty-Five Years with the Girls and Boys (1905)
  • Modern Classics and other Poems (1912)
  • Centennial Poems and Directory of Monson, Maine (1922)