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Homer E. Sackett Autobiography
S 1751
1939
1 folder
Manuscript Section, Indiana Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Christina Baich, November 2005

 

Biographical Note:

Homer E. Sackett was born on March 5, 1875, in Putnam County, Indiana. His father died when he was five years old, leaving his mother to care for him and his four siblings. In 1900, Sackett went to Colorado to help care for his sister, May. He married Verona Heck in 1903. Sackett and his family moved to Bloomington, Indiana, where he earned a law degree from Indiana University in 1911. He practiced law in Gary (1912-1935) until being elected Judge of Lake County Superior Court in 1934. He served four terms. Sackett died on January 2, 1966.

Source:
“Obituaries.” Res Gestae. Jan. 1966: 15.

Scope and Content Note:

The collection contains a photocopy of an autobiography written in the form of a letter to his son, Henry R. Sackett.

Item Listing:

1 Folder.  
   
1939 Apr. 11 Photocopy of autobiography 

Collection Information:

Size of Collection:
1 folder
 
Collection Dates:
1939
 
Provenance:
Henry R. Sackett
 
Access: This collection is open for research.
Restrictions:
None
 
Reproduction Rights:
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.  Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.
 
Language Materials are entirely in English
Alternate Formats:
None
 
Related Holdings:   

Notes:

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