Phone: (320) 352-5201


Sinclair Lewis Foundation

Sinclair Lewis was the first American to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. The Sinclair Lewis Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization which aims to increase awareness of Sinclair Lewis' ties to the Sauk Centre area.

Board of Directors

  • Jim Umhoefer - President
  • Colleen Steffes - Vice President
  • Roberta Olson - Secretary
  • Matt Hoeschen - Treasurer
  • Irene Trisko
  • Joyce Lyng
  • Dave Simpkins
  • Ramona Porter
  • Pat Lewis
  • Marcy Weitzel
  • Alice Karakas
  • Daniel Roberg









February 7th 1885 - January 10th 1951  

"What was once Sinclair Lewis is buried in no ground."
Dorothy Thompson