James Gallagher v. Rock Island Memphis Railway Terminal Company& Chicago, Rock Island, Pacific Railroad Company

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
James Gallagher v. Rock Island Memphis Railway Terminal Company& Chicago, Rock Island, Pacific Railroad Company
Case Date: 
1918
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
402
Notes / Description: 

2 folders. James Gallagher and Mary Ann Gallagher had title to land in Memphis. The railroad company tried to "purchase the property," but was "unable to agree upon the value." The railroad company stated that "the company had been given the right of eminent domain for the condemnation of private property." Mary Ann Gallagher is listed as "non compos mentis." James Gallagher is her trustee and was "to hold said property in trust for the purpose of securing a homestead for said Mary Ann."