2006.013.0067. Rev. Plutarch S. Knight. Boston-born, he came to Oregon in 1853 and was pretty much a Renaissance man. He worked as reporter and editor for the Oregon Statesman, served as State Librarian, was admitted to the bar, became a pastor at the Congregational Church in Salem, and served as the superintendent of the Oregon School for Deaf Mutes. Click on the photo to be directed to the Salem Pioneer Cemetery Website with more information on Plutarch’s life.