W. Y. Boswell v. Charley Powell

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
W. Y. Boswell v. Charley Powell
Case Date: 
1931
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Office Holding, Illegal

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
36
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff was elected to the County Board of Education for a seven year term, three of which had lapsed at this time. The Quarterly County Court then pretended to elect the defendant to the position, causing the plaintiff to vacate his position. He charges that the action of the Court pretending to declare the office vacant and the supposed election of the defendant is illegal and void.