Walter A. Knox,
editor of the
Vevay "Times," was born in Vevay March 26, 1863, his parents being George P. and Mary S.
(Harwood) Knox. He was educated in the public schools of Vevay and learned the printing trade
in the office of the Vevay "Reveille," where he was several years employed. In 1882 he
established the Vevay "Times," which from a little 6x9 single sheet,
to very creditable proportions as a country paper, and in the
publication of this sheet Mr. Knox has since been engaged. He was married, in
November, 1884, to Miss Mary L. Simmons, daughter of Benjamin L. and
Jane (Hatch) Simmons, old and esteemed residents of Vevay, her father at present holding the
mayorship of the city.