John Godfrey Saxe II

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John Godfrey Saxe II
Saxe in 1915
Born John Godfrey Saxe II
(1877-06-25)25 June 1877
Saratoga, New York
Died 17 April 1953(1953-04-17) (aged 75)
Occupation Lawyer
Member of the New York State Senate
Parent(s) John Theodore Saxe
Relatives John Godfrey Saxe, grandfather

John Godfrey Saxe II (June 25, 1877 – April 17, 1953) of Manhattan was a lawyer and a member of the New York State Senate. He was a delegate to the New York State Constitutional Convention representing New York's 16th congressional district in 1915.[1] He was president of the New York State Bar Association, and counsel for Columbia University.[2]


He was born on June 25, 1877 in Saratoga, New York to John Theodore Saxe and Mary Bosworth.[2] He was the grandson of John Godfrey Saxe.[2][3] He married Mary Sands on June 10, 1909. He died on April 17, 1953.[2]


  1. "Saxe, John Godfrey". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2010-09-22. Saxe, John Godfrey — also known as John G. Saxe — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 16th District, 1915; elected (Wet) delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment 1933, but did not serve. Member, Tammany Hall. Burial location unknown.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "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 ...<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "John Godfrey Saxe". New York Times. June 4, 1916. Retrieved 2010-09-22. The name John Godfrey Saxe, honorably borne by his grandson in this State, has a pleasant sound and savor in many memories. It brings back the scent of old ...<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>