J. A. Stuart, admr. of Margaret Stuart, dec. v. H. L. Hoffmeister & Boyd Charles dba Smoky Mountain Transit Company, John Fisher, & American Fidelity & Casualty Co.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
J. A. Stuart, admr. of Margaret Stuart, dec. v. H. L. Hoffmeister & Boyd Charles dba Smoky Mountain Transit Company, John Fisher, & American Fidelity & Casualty Co.
Case Date: 
1932
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Wrongful Death

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
307
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Margaret, 20, killed riding w/Altha Wingo, Kenneth Johnston, Bill Mallicote, Ford Bailey, Douglas Bane on Studebaker run as public bus b/w Gatlinburg & Elkmont (owner: Hoffmeister & Charles; operator: Fisher). At sharp dip, Margaret thrown off & dragged, died from injuries days later. Treating doctor: O.H. Yarbrough. Surviving family: dad J.A. (carpenter w/Southern Railway), mom, brother Ross. That summer, Margaret was playing piano for Elkmont Appalachian Club. Exh: admin ltrs, auto ins policy. 2 folders