- James Knox,1795–1849, the 11th president of the U.S. 1845–49.
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- James Knox. 1795–1849, US statesman; 11th president of the US (1845–49). During his administration, Texas and territory now included in New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Oregon, and California were added to the Union