Nebraska Authors

H. T. Sutton

AKA: Harry Trumbull Sutton

Born 1867-09-20 IL (USA)

Died 1955-04

In the early 1900s, Sutton was chairman of the Department of Eloquence at Cotner College in Lincoln, Nebraska. He ran for Nebraska Governor on the Prohibition Party slate in 1906. Sutton was a frequent performer and lecturer at Chautauqua meetings around the nation with his wife Lola Anna Miksch (sometimes spelled Mix) Sutton. Father of the distinguished ornithologist and bird artist George Miksch Sutton.

Places Lived

Excelsior, MN
Bethany, NE
Lincoln, NE
Bethany, WV

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Politics; Prohibition; Speeches


Bachelor of Arts Degree
Bachelor of Science Degree
Bachelor of Oratory


Political Activist

Places Worked

Cotner College, Bethany, NE
Bethany College, Bethany, WV


The Ideal Mandolin Club, Lincoln, Nebraska


The Temptation, or the Man Unpurchasable. 1906.

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