2759. Hon. Martin Russell Sackett, of Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, N. Y., and Prescott, Ontario, Canada, son of (1108) Russell R. Sackett and Deborah Brown, was married, June 27, 1882, to Marion J. Cowles, daughter of Rev. Aaron J. Cowles and his wife Marion Josephine Titus. He was graduated from Syracuse University, class of 1880, and a short time thereafter was chosen principal of Gouverneur Wesleyan Seminary, of Jamestown, N. Y., and taught for seven years; after which he organized the Gouverneur Publishing Co., for the purpose of publishing the Northern Tribune, which paper he in 1907 still controlled. In 1892 he was elected treasurer of St. Lawrence County, and held that office for two terms. In May, 1903, President Roosevelt named him Consul to Prescott Canada, which post he was filling in 1907. He is an active member of the Masonic fraternity, the Odd Fellows, and other social and fraternal bodies. He is an able editorial writer, and is particularly effective as a speaker upon patriotic and anniversary occasions in the discussion of political, economic and historical subjects. For a number of years his services have been in demand in state and national campaigns.

Children.

5470. Irma Jeannette Sackett, b. Apr. 3, 1883.
5471. Marion Josephine Sackett, b. Oct. 7, 1888.
5472. Julia Cowles Sackett, b. June 25, 1896.
5473. Russell Hamilton Sackett, b. Dec. 28, 1897.

óWeygant, The Sacketts of America