H. G. Gatlin, in error v. J. O. Dixon, in error

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
H. G. Gatlin, in error v. J. O. Dixon, in error
Case Date: 
1928
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Other

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
0
Notes / Description: 

Dixon was the Hardin County Sherriff. Gatlin was under contract with US government to transport mail from Cornith MS to Savanah TN. Gatlin also carried passengers in a Reo bus. Hardin County issued a distress warrant stating that Gatlin had not taken out a proper license to carry passengers. Gatlin claimed that carrying passengers into Shiloh National Military Park was under the jurisdiction of the US government therefore he was not required to have a license through Hardin County.