Mr. W. A. Knight

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MR. WILLIAM A. KNIGHT, the first headmaster of Sexey's School, Bruton, who died on April 11 at the age of eighty-two was known as a leading educationist. From I948 for some years he was a member of the Somerset Education Committee ; during 1920–25 he saryed on the first Burnham Committee ; in 1924 he became president of the Incorporated Association of Headmasters ; and in 1928 he was elected to represent the English secondary school headmasters at the Bucharest Conference. He was an honorary M.A. of the University of Bristol, honorary associate, of University College, Reading, and a J.P. for Somerset.

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READ, J. Mr. W. A. Knight. Nature 163, 713 (1949) doi:10.1038/163713a0

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