Sutherland, George, 1862-1942

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Lawyer, U.S. senator from Utah, and associate justice of the Supreme Court.

From the description of George Sutherland papers, 1850-1944 (bulk 1902-1938). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449599

U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, and lawyer in Provo, Utah.

From the description of Letters received, 1888-1889. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122605461

From the guide to the George Sutherland letters received, 1888-1889, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

United States senator and justice of the United States Supreme Court.

From the description of Letter, 1903. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435769

Daughter of Abraham O. Smoot; Latter-day Saint Church General Relief Society Presidency member; and Brigham Young University Professor Emeritus.

From the guide to the Ida Smoot Dusenberry papers, 1881-1955, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Sutherland was an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1922-1938).

From the description of Letter to Eldon James, 13 November 1926. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235153112

Biographical Note

  • 1862, Mar. 25: Born, Buckinghamshire, England
  • 1863: Immigrated to the United States
  • 1883: Graduated, University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Mich. Admitted to Utah bar
  • 1896 - 1900 : Senator, Utah state senate
  • 1901 - 1903 : United States congressman from Utah
  • 1905 - 1917 : United States senator from Utah
  • 1916 - 1917 : President, American Bar Association
  • 1921 - 1922 : United States consul, the Hague
  • 1922 - 1938 : Associate justice, United States Supreme Court
  • 1942, July 18: Died, Stockbridge, Mass

From the guide to the George Sutherland Papers, 1850-1944, (bulk 1902-1938), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Andrew M. Morse collection on Justice George Sutherland, 2011-2012 L. Tom Perry Special CollectionsUniversity Archives
referencedIn Tobler, Douglas F. Karl B. Maeser lecture, Sept. 18, 1980. American Primers
referencedIn Golden Fleece Mining Company. Golden Fleece Mining Company and Sunshine Gold Mining and Milling Company papers, 1893-1906. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf George Sutherland Papers, 1850-1944, (bulk 1902-1938) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Moorfield Storey Papers, 1876-1929 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Papers of Drew Pearson. 1915 - 1969. Files from the Merry-Go-Round Farm
referencedIn References to material by or about George Sutherland preserved in various collections in the BYU Archives. American Primers
referencedIn Harris & Ewing. Group portraits of members of the United States Supreme Court : photographic prints, ca. 1925-1940. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Storey, Moorfield, 1845-1929. Papers of Moorfield Storey, 1876-1929. Library of Congress
referencedIn Henry Moore Bates papers, 1886-1950 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf MS 1143, Rust, David Dexter 1874-1963. David D. Rust papers 1870-1963 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Dusenberry, Ida Smoot, 1873-1955. Ida Smoot Dusenberry papers, 1881-1955. American Primers
creatorOf Bankhead, John Hollis, 1872-1946. Papers, 1880-1947 and n.d. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Sutherland, George, 1862-1942. Letter, 1903. American Primers
creatorOf Sutherland, George, 1862-1942. Letters received, 1888-1889. American Primers
referencedIn United States. Works Progress Administration. Utah Section. Biographical sketches, Box 10, Sn-V. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
creatorOf Sutherland, George, 1862-1942. The president's power in war and peace / Geo. Sutherland. Brigham Young University, Howard W. Hunter Law Library
creatorOf Ida Smoot Dusenberry papers, 1881-1955 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Harlan Fiske Stone Papers, 1889-1950, (bulk 1925-1946) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946. Harlan Fiske Stone papers, 1889-1953 (bulk 1925-1946). Library of Congress
referencedIn Knox, John. Papers : of John Knox, 1903-1979. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Sutherland, George, 1862-1942. Letter to Eldon James, 13 November 1926. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Crandall, Evelyn, 1876-1967,. Oral history interview with Evelyn Crandall, 1964 June 26. American Primers
creatorOf George Sutherland letters received, 1888-1889 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf MS 12130, United States Department of State. U.S. State Department correspondence regarding Mormons and Mormonism 1910-1940 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Sutherland, George, 1862-1942. George Sutherland papers, 1850-1944 (bulk 1902-1938). Library of Congress
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Bar Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Bankhead, John Hollis, 1872-1946. person
associatedWith Bates, Henry Moore, 1869-1949 person
correspondedWith Borah, William Edgar, 1865-1940 person
correspondedWith Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 person
correspondedWith Connally, Tom, 1877-1963 person
associatedWith Crandall, Evelyn, 1876-1967, person
associatedWith Dusenberry, Ida Smoot, 1873-1955. person
correspondedWith Glass, Carter, 1858-1946 person
associatedWith Golden Fleece Mining Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 person
correspondedWith Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 person
associatedWith Harris & Ewing. corporateBody
correspondedWith Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948 person
associatedWith James, Eldon R. (Eldon Revare), 1875-1949, person
associatedWith Knox, John. person
correspondedWith Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924 person
associatedWith Long, Chester Isaiah, 1860-1934. person
associatedWith Morse, Andrew M. person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 person
correspondedWith Root, Elihu, 1845-1937 person
associatedWith Rust, David Dexter 1874-1963 person
associatedWith Smoot, Anne Kirstin Morrison, 1833-1874 person
associatedWith Smoot, A. O. (Abraham Owen), 1815-1895 person
associatedWith Smoot family family
associatedWith Smoot, Reed, 1862-1941. person
correspondedWith Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946. person
associatedWith Storey, Moorfield, 1845-1929. person
associatedWith Taft, Robert, 1917-1993 person
correspondedWith Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930 person
associatedWith Terry, Ellen, Dame, 1847-1928 person
associatedWith Tobler, Douglas F. person
associatedWith United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. corporateBody
associatedWith United States Department of State corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Supreme Court. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Works Progress Administration. Utah Section. corporateBody
associatedWith Wells, Emmeline B. (Emmeline Blanche), 1828-1921 person
correspondedWith Williams, John Sharp, 1854-1932 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
Provo (Utah)
Provo (Utah)
Provo (Utah)
Elections--United States--1920
Judges--Selection and appointment
Material Types
War and emergency powers
Political parties--History--Sources
Politics, Government, and Law
Civil Procedure and Courts
Judges--United States--History--Sources
Constitutional law
Judges--Selection and appointment--United States
Executive power
Law--United States
Constitutional law--United States
Senators, U.S. Congress--Utah


Birth 1862-03-25

Death 1942-07-18




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SNAC ID: 9924845