George A. Heisey papers, 1917-1985.


Heisey, George A., 1893-. George A. Heisey papers, 1917-1985.

George A. Heisey papers, 1917-1985.

Correspondence (1917-1979, 4 folders), autobiographical sketch (1985) and newspaper clippings (1930-1966) documenting Heisey's legal career, which included service as an aide (1916-1920) to Minnesota Senator Frank B. Kellogg, assistant United States district attorney for Minnesota (1922-1939), counsel (1939-1945) for the Soo Line railroad, and referee in bankruptcy (1945-1966), fourth judicial district (Minneapolis, Minnesota). After his 1966 retirement he remained on the court as senior referee until 1970.

0.25 cu. ft. (1 box).

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