Homer E. Sackett Autobiography
S 1751
1 folder

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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.

“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:



Henry R. Sackett

Access: This collection is open for research.



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

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