Andrew J. McKnight was born in New York in September 1853. By the 1870s McKnight had moved to northern California. He worked as a clerk for the Southern Pacific Railroad while a resident of Oakland. He died there on June 24, 1930.
Exhibited: California State Fair, 1878 (portrait).
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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