Strangers to Us All Lawyers and Poetry

Lenhardt Edwin Bauer


Lenhardt Bauer was a Terre Haute, Indiana lawyer; served in the state legislature while still a young man; reputedly admitted to the Indiana state bar a year before he graduated from college. [Source: History of the P.W.L.P.F./Hornaday Medal, Scouting's Rarest Award]. Mike McCormick, a lawyer-historian in Terre Haute, Indiana, who has provided valuable information on other Terre Haute lawyer poets, first alerted us to the fact that Bauer wrote poetry.

Lenhardt Bauer
Wabash Valley Profiles

Research Resources

An Interview with Lenhardt Bauer, October 3, 1980
Vigo County Oral History Program, Vigo County Public Library
Terre Haute, Indiana