Dr. Owen Lloyd Knox Elementary School

OW Staff | 6/30/2010, 5 p.m.

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Superintendent Ramon Cortines (from left), Board Member Marguerite P. LaMotte and Local District 7 Superintendent, George McKenna III, congratulate Owen Knox (second from right), after passage of LaMotte's resolution to name an elementary school after the retired long-time LAUSD teacher, principal and administrator.

Knox, who began his career with the district in 1951, retired after more 58 years. Knox served as a teacher, principal, assistant superintendent, and superintendent of former administrative areas 9, 8 and K. The school, located at 90th and Main streets, will be known as Dr. Owen Lloyd Knox Elementary School.