F. H. Foust v. B. F. Alexander et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
F. H. Foust v. B. F. Alexander et al.
Case Date: 
1938
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Election Dispute

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
154
Notes / Description: 

Additional defendants: Laura Gamble, S.E. Brock, Harve Elkins, Harve Williams, and Cal Wade. def.'s Alexander, Gamble and Brock were Board of Election Commissioners of Anderson County. They held a special election to elect a Justice of the Peace. Foust suing for decree disqualifying the votes of residents of Norris in said election because the property belonged to the TN Valley Authority and was within the jurisdiction of the U.S. government, and therefore its people were not Tennessee residents.