George Eaton Sutherland (September 14, 1843 – September 13, 1899) was an American politician, lawyer, and jurist. Born in Burlington, New York, Sutherland served in the 1st New York Artillery Regiment during the American Civil War. Sutherland went to Ripon College and then graduated from Amherst College in 1870. He received his law in 1871 from Columbia Law School. He was admitted to the Wisconsin bar in 1871 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. He also married Adela Merrell (1848–1898) in 1871. Sutherland served as Ripon, Wisconsin city attorney in 1872. In 1874, he moved to Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Sutherland served in the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1880 and 1881 and was a Republican. He also served as postmaster for Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. In 1886, Sutherland moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin and continued to practice law. In 1897, he was elected Milwaukee Superior Court judge. Sutherland died suddenly of heart disease in Chicago, Illinois while coming home from a foreign trip.