J. F. P. Miller v. Isaac Shoffner et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
J. F. P. Miller v. Isaac Shoffner et al.
Case Date: 
1887
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Application for Writ of Mandamus

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
15
Notes / Description: 

Additional Defendants: John Baker and Andrew Keck. Miller and Shoffner were acting school directors for the 10th Common School District for the school year ending August 1881. When elections were held to determine the directors, the plaintiff, elected to remain in the position, alleged that Keck illegally appointed Baker as a school director. Miller petitioned for a writ of mandamus and an injunction to prevent Keck and Baker from using the powers/privileges of the office.