John Theodore Saxe

John Theodore Saxe (April 22, 1843 - June 30, 1881) was the senior member of the Saxe Brothers firm, and a professor at the Albany Academy.


He was born on April 22, 1843 in St. Albans, Vermont to John Godfrey Saxe and Sophia Newell Sollace. He graduated from the University of Vermont in 1862, A.B., 1865, A.M. He was the senior member of the lumber merchant firm, Saxe Brothers. He was a professor in the Albany Academy, 1862-1863. He married Mary Bosworth in New York City, on January 18, 1876.[1] She died at Albany, April 27, 1881. Her parents were Chief Justice Joseph Sollace Bosworth, of the superior court of New York, and Frances Pumpelly. They had one son, John Godfrey Saxe II.[2] He died at Albany, New York on June 30, 1881.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Marriage Announcement". Chicago Tribune. January 22, 1876. Retrieved 2010-09-23. John Theodore Saxe son of the poet was married in New York Monday ...
  2. ^ "John G. Saxe Dead, 75. General Counsel for Columbia. Headed State Bar. Expert on Election Statutes". New York Times. April 18, 1953. Retrieved 2010-09-22. Born in Saratoga, NY, on June 25, 1877, he was the son of John Theodore Saxe, an Albany lumber..., and Mary Bosworth Saxe. He was a grandson of John Godfrey ...
  3. ^ Cuyler Reynolds (1914). "John Theodore Saxe". Genealogical and family history of southern New York. pp. 1097–1101. Retrieved 2010-09-22.
  4. ^ "A Man of Many Sorrows". Chicago Tribune. July 7, 1881. Retrieved 2010-09-23. Mr. John Theodore Saxe, son of John G. Saxe, was buried yesterday afternoon. Only relatives and the nearest friends were invited to the funeral. The almost unprecedented family misfortunes of the genial poet have excited universal attention. They began in 1874, when Mr. Saxe was a resident of Brooklyn.