Harry Sauthoff Papers, 1919-1929

Summary Information

Title: Harry Sauthoff Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1919-1929

  • Sauthoff, Harry, 1879-1966
Call Number: Mss 29

Quantity: 1.6 c.f. (4 archives boxes)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers concerning Sauthoff's work as a lawyer, Dane County, Wisconsin, district attorney, and state senator. Included is a small file of general correspondence, materials on legal cases, legislative papers, and files from the 1924 La Follette for President Committee of which Sauthoff was secretary. A major portion of the collection focuses on an investigation by the Wisconsin Railroad Commission's Securities Division of the sale of bonds and securities by the investment firm of Wildeman and Company. Sauthoff represented Wildeman. Another portion concerns the Smith-Ekern inquiry of 1925, a state senate investigation chaired by Sauthoff concerning charges by the Commissioner of Insurance, W. Stanley Smith, against Attorney General Herman L. Ekern for negligence in prosecuting cases.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-mss00029
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