Roy Mitchell v. State

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Roy Mitchell v. State
Case Date: 
1937
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Receiving Stolen Goods

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
134
Notes / Description: 

See ET Box 93. Mitchell and wife Elizabeth charged with stealing World War I bonus money from G. W. Davis of Blount Co.. For additional material, see Roy Mitchell v. State in ET box 93 The "Bonus Army" had demonstrationed twice since 1932 in an effort to get their war bonuses. Finally, the Adjustment Compensation Payment Act (1936) authorized $2 billion in bonuses for veterans of the World War.