Knighton shared some classes with Richard Nixon at Whittier High School. She was additionally part of the same Whittier College graduating class of 1934. She believed all of Richard Nixon's theatricals and public speaking events had prepared him for a career in politics.
Arena, C. (1972). Majorie Hildreth Knighton (February 28, 1972). Retrieved from https://poetcommons.whittier.edu/nixon/230