Carl L. Sackett collection, 1871-1971 (bulk 1920-1965).


Sackett, Carl L., 1876-1972. Carl L. Sackett collection, 1871-1971 (bulk 1920-1965).

Carl L. Sackett collection, 1871-1971 (bulk 1920-1965).

Papers include correspondence, notes, court records, financial records, and newspaper articles. Topics include ranching and business interests, family members, legal cases, investments, oil development in northeastern Wyoming (particularly the Kaycee dome), and Wyoming politics featuring information on Joseph Carey, Lester Hunt, John Kendrick, Joseph O'Mahoney, Nellie Tayloe Ross, William Ross, Harry Schwartz, and Nels Smith.

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Ross, Nellie Tayloe, 1876-1977 (person)

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Smith, Nels H., 1884-1976 (person)

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Hunt, Lester C. (Lester Calloway), 1892-1954 (person)

Governor of Wyoming, 1943-1949; U.S. senator from Wyoming. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1948-1950. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862377 Lester Calloway Hunt, Wyoming governor and United States senator, was born in Isabel, Illinois, in 1892. Hunt earned a D.D.S. in 1917 from St. Louis University and established a dental practice in Lander, Wyoming, in 1919. Hunt continued to practice dentistry until 1934. Hun...

Sackett, Carl L., 1876-1972 (person)

Prominent Wyoming attorney; served as Sheridan city attorney (1910-1911), state representative (1919-1920), and U.S. attorney for Wyoming (1933-1949). From the description of Carl L. Sackett collection, 1871-1971 (bulk 1920-1965). (Wyoming State Archives). WorldCat record id: 70958877 Carl L. Sackett (1876-1972) practiced law in Sheridan, Wyoming, for seventy years after obtaining a law degree from Ohio State University in 1902. He also served as U.S. District Attorney for W...