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John Randolph Axe

John Randolph Axe, American lawyer, finance company executive. Bar: Michigan 1964. Member Michigan Higher Education Assistance Authority, Lansing, Michigan, 1977-1983. Member National Association Bond Lawyers (steering committee 1981-1983, 86, board directors 1987-1990), Michigan Association County Treasurer (general counsel 1977-1988), Downtown Association Club (New York City), Doubles Club (New York City), Mill Reef Club (Antigua).

Background

  • Axe, John Randolph was born on April 30, 1938 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of John Jacob and Elizabeth Katherine (Lynott) Axe.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Michigan, 1960. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1963.

    Career

    • Partner Dickinson, Wright, McKean, Cudlip, Detroit, 1972-1980, Martin, Axe, Buhl & Schwartz, Bloomfield Hills, 1981-1982, Axe & Schwartz, Bloomfield Hills, 1983-1985, Dykema, Gossett, Spencer, Goodnow, Detroit, 1985-1989. Principal John R. Axe and Associates, 1989—2000. Shareholder Axe & Ecklund, Professional Corporation, since 2001.

      President Municipal Finance Consultant, Inc., Gross Pointe Farms, 1982-2005, chairman, since 2006. Adjunct professor Wayne State University Law School, since 1992. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1965-1969.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Michigan 1964.

    Membership

    Member Michigan Higher Education Assistance Authority, Lansing, Michigan, 1977-1983. Member National Association Bond Lawyers (steering committee 1981-1983, 86, board directors 1987-1990), Michigan Association County Treasurer (general counsel 1977-1988), Downtown Association Club (New York City), Doubles Club (New York City), Mill Reef Club (Antigua).

    Connections

    • Married Linda Sadlier Stroh, June 1, 1989. Children from previous marriage: Catherine, Peter, Meredith, Sara, Jay, stepchildren: Suzanne Stroh, Greg Stroh.
    • father: John Jacob Axe
    • mother: Elizabeth Katherine (Lynott) Axe
    • spouse: Linda Sadlier Stroh
    • children: Suzanne Stroh Axe
    • Greg Stroh Axe
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    Nationality
    • 1960
      University Michigan
    • 1963
      Harvard University
    • 1972 - 1980
      Partner, Dickinson
      Wright, Wyoming, United States
    • 1981 - 1982
      Partner, Dickinson
      Martin, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    • 1983 - 1985
      Partner, Dickinson
      Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States
    • 1985 - 1989
      Partner, Dickinson
      Spencer, Iowa, United States
    • 1989
      principal John R. Axe and Associate, s
    • 2001
      shareholder Axe & Ecklund