A. P. Saxer, a reliable and successful business man of Erie, who is proprietor of the Saxer Machinery Company,
is a native of Pennsylvania. He was born at Pittsburgh, Sept. 1, 1882, and is the son of A. P. and Catherine (Eichorne)
A. P. Saxer, deceased, was a manufacturer during his life. He was born in Alsace-Loraine, April 1, 1849, and died
in 1914. His wife was born in Pittsburgh, Sept. 18, 1859, and died in 1908. They are buried in Pittsburgh.
A. P. Saxer spent his boyhood in Pittsburgh and was graduated from high school there in 1899. He then learned the
machinist trade and continued in that line until 1906, when he became connected with the Brown & Zertman Machine
Company for two years. He then went with the Niles, Bement & Pond Machinery Company of New York and in 1910
became associated with the Manning, Maxwell & Moore Machine Company, with whom he remained until 1914. Mr.
Saxer organized the Saxer Machinery Company during that year, having come to Erie in 1912. The business is located
at 938 West 10th Street.
Mr. Saxer was united in marriage with Miss Gertrude Adams, of Pittsburgh, and to them have been born three children:
Virginia, born Jan. 24, 1905, was graduated from Central High School in 1923; Willa, born Sept. 28, 1908, a student
at Gridley High School; and Albert P., Jr., born Feb. 9, 1913.
Mr. Saxer is a Republican, a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the Pittsburgh Shrine and Consistory, He is a man
of industry and ability who has made a success of his work.
History of Erie County, Pennsylvania
By: John Elmer Reed
Historical Publishing Company
Erie County Pennsylvania Biographies
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