SAUTHOFF, Harry, 1879-1966


Guide to Research Collections

Wisconsin Historical Society
Archives Division
Madison, WI
Papers: 1919-1929, 1.6 cubic feet.
The papers document Harry 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. A finding aid is available in the repository.

Papers: In the Herman Lewis Ekern Papers, 1872-1954, 36.4 cubic feet..
Correspondents include Harry Sauthoff.

Papers: In the Edwin J. Gross Papers, 1902-1956, 1 cubic foot.
Correspondents include Harry Sauthoff.

Papers: In the Frank W. Kuehl Papers, ca. 1896-1981, 30.8 cubic feet.
Correspondents include Harry Sauthoff.

Papers: In the William F. Lorenz Papers, 1914-1953, 3.6 cubic feet.
Correspondents include Harry Sauthoff.