Friday, October 3, 2014

John Edward Macy

Scrapbook of Josiah Bartlett Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution

John Edward Macy born December 15, 1877 in Cleveland Ohio son of James Cartwright Macy and Mary Emma Stevens.
James C son of  Frederick Bunker Macy and Sarah Dunn
Frederick son of Benjamin Macy and Lydia Bunker
Benjamin son of John Macy and Bethiah Cartwright
John son of Robert Macy and Abigail Barnard
Robert son of Thomas Macy and Deborah Coffin
Thomas son of John Macy and Deborah Gardner
John Macy son of Thomas Macy and Sarah Hopcott

In addition to teaching commercial  law John was also a Professor of Sacred Oratory, Church Music. He lived at 204 Temple Street, West Roxbury. He graduated Boston Law School in 1901. 


From  Friday, May 16, 1913 Paper: Boston Herald

Book published
A selection of cases on municipal or public corporations
Listed in 1907 A Treatise on the Law of Torts: Or the Wrongs which Arise Independently of Contract
Corporations—Municipal—Elliott. Second Edition, by John E. Macy, Professor in Boston University Law School.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 34 Corporations, Municipal, Cases on the Law of. By John E. Macy, of the Faculty of Boston University Law School. The most comprehensive case-book on this subject 19
John E. Macy, a former professor at the school, presented to the school, on May 8, sixteen law books. From Bostonia, Volumes 19-21 1918

From Stevens family geneology:
Mary Emma Stevens (John, Joseph, Joseph, Samuel, Thomas, Henry) was born at Detroit, Mich., Oct. 28, 1853. She married May 10, 1875, James C. Macy, born June 27, 1845, at New York City, the son of Frederick Bunker Macy and Sarah (Dunn) Macy. Mr. Macy was in the Civil War nearly three years, his service ending in the March to the Sea with Gen. Sherman. He is a well-known musical composer. They have resided at Detroit, Mich., Cleveland, O., Norfolk, Va., and at Revere, Maiden, Medford, and Somerville, Mass. They are members of the Broadway Congregational Church at Somerville.

Children of James C. and Mary Emma (Stevens) Macy:
Frederick Stevens, b. at Detroit, Mich., Mar. 17, 1876; m. Sept. 1, 1897, Ethel May Tibbetts.
John Edward, b. at Cleveland, Ohio., Dec. 15, 1877; m. Aug. 5, 1902, Sara Lamont.
Henry James, h. at Cleveland Ohio June 26, 1879; d. Oct. 12, 1879.
Burt Houghton, b. at Norfolk, Va., Dec. 14, 1880; m. Oct. 16, 1905, Perle Leonora Angell.
Myrtle Alice, b. at Cleveland Feb. 10, 1884; d. June 15, 1889.
Ella Hazel, b. at Malden, Mass., Feb. 21, 1891.
From the Who's who in New England
John C Macy was a well known music composer: ed. pub. schs., Maiden, Mass.; LL.B., summa cum laude, Boston U. Sch. of Law, 1901, LL.M., 1907; m. Sara J. Lamont, of Somerville, Mass., Aug. 6, 1902; 3 children, John M., Norman L., Harold S. Practiced in Boston since 1901; mem. Macy & Shurtleff; instr. Boston U. Sch. of Law, 1902-8; prof, constitutional, administrative and corporation law, same school., since 1908; lecturer on business law, Coll. of Business Administration, Boston U., 1913. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Assn., Bar Assn. City of Boston,' Am. Political Science Assn., Boston U. Alumni Assn. Mason. Author: Cases on Municipal Corporations, 1911. Reviser of Elliott on Municipal Corporations, 1910. Recreations: reading, walking, bowling. Home: West Roxbury, Mass. Office: Room 58, 19 Congress St., Boston, Mass.

John married  Sara Jessamine Lamont, d. of Andrew A Lamont and Henrietta H. Powell Lamont on August 5 1902.
Children of John Edward and Sarah J. (Lamont) Macey:
John Melville, b. Sept. 12, 1903.
Norman Lamont, b. June 16, 1906.
Harold Stevens, b. Apr. 14, 1908.

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