Saxton, Francis M.

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Record 231/2101
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Collection Miscellaneous
Photographer Parker's Studio or M. M. Hazeltine
Description Francis M. Saxton. "Mr. Saxton was born in 1864, in the Blue Grass State, and remained there with but a short interval until his seventeenth year. He received a country school education. and the last year taught one himself. Moving to Shelby County, Indiana, he for a period of two years worked on a farm in summer and attended school during the winter months. Having saved a few dollars, he entered the Central Normal College at Danville, and from time to time would return to teaching In order to again be able to secure a higher education for himself. In 1885 he graduated in the Teacher's and Commercial course, also in civil engineering and surveying, and in 1889 in the classics. He then taught in the Florida Normal for three years, and returning to Danville, Indiana, acted as city superintendent of schools. During this time he was also taking a law course in the Normal, and graduating in 1894 he was admitted by the Supreme Court in October of that year. He acted as deputy prosecuting attorney of Hendricks County by appointment, until April, 1895, when he moved to Baker City, and became the law partner of Hon. W. R. King. He is married to Mary E. King, of Danville, Indiana, and his three children, a boy and two girls."
Source: p. 17, Souvenir Edition. Morning Democrat, Bowen & Small, Publishers, May 20th, 1898.
Object ID 1980.1.617
Place 8th, 2007
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