James R Saxon Memorial Edowment

James R. “Jimmy” Saxon answered his country’s call to duty.  Lieutenant Saxon, while on patrol in Thua Thien Province, Vietnam, June 1, 1971, was killed in an ambush.  Lt. Saxon was attached to Company B, 2d Battalion, 501st Infantry, 101st Airborne Division. 

Jimmy was an All-American mid-fielder (in lacrosse) and was President of the Kiwanis Service Club, Circle K, at Towson State College (now Towson University).  Posthumously, in 2012, he was elected to the Glen Burnie (MD) High School Wall of Honor.

Take a few minutes to view the video produced in his James R. “Jimmy” Saxon answered his country’s call to duty.  Lieutenant Saxon, while on patrol in Thua Thien Province, Vietnam, June 1, 1971, was killed in an ambush.  Lt. Saxon was attached to Company B, 2d Battalion, 501st Infantry, 101st Airborne Division. 

Jimmy was an All-American mid-fielder (in lacrosse) and was President of the Kiwanis Service Club, Circle K, at Towson State College (now Towson University).  Posthumously, in 2012, he was inducted to the Glen Burnie (MD) High School Wall of Honor.

A memorial Scholarship fund has been established, James R Saxon Memorial Scholarship, at Towson University.

Each year a scholarship has been awarded to a student with the qualities that were the hallmark of Jimmy’s life:  athletics, leadership and academic excellence.

By contributing to this fund, you will be honoring his memory and the memory of all 57,939 names which are on the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, DC.

Please contribute, in any amount.  You may contribute here or directly to the Towson University Foundations, 8000 York Road, Towson, MD, 21252, 

Saxon Scholarship Fund at Towson University 






  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 9 mos
  • Tom Kinsey 
    • $50 
    • 33 mos
  • James M Saxon 
    • $100 
    • 35 mos
  • Al Saxon 
    • $200 
    • 35 mos
  • Samantha Roller 
    • $150 
    • 37 mos
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Organizer

Tom Kinsey 
Organizer
Terra Alta, WV
Towson University Foundation Inc 
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