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Saxe, John Godfrey 1816-1887

Author; born in Highgate, Vt., June 2, 1816; graduated at Middlebury College in 1839; admitted to the bar in St. Albans, and practised in Franklin county in 1843-50; was editor of the Burlington Sentinel in 1850-56; attorney for Vermont; Democratic candidate for governor in 1859 and again in 1860; and was the author of Progress; The money King; Clever stories of many Nations, and several volumes of humorous poems. He died in Albany, N. Y., March 31, 1887.

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