State, ex rel. W. A. Tranum et al. v. Elbert Jones

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State, ex rel. W. A. Tranum et al. v. Elbert Jones
Case Date: 
1924
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Failure to Perform Official Duties

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
669
Notes / Description: 

4 folders. Additional plaintiffs: W. I. McMillan, J. H. Stout, S. C. Kennedy, P. H. Brignanc, M. W. Dunavant, W. H. Martin Jr., E. E. Walker, M. C. Smith, R. A. Brasher, S. H. Moreland, R. N. Stout, P. S. Simmons, M. J. Montgomery. Elbert Jones was elected Trustee of Decatur County in 1918, 1920, and 1922. The county court employed auditors to audit the books of all county officers. The auditors found that Jones collected real and poll taxes for 1918-1920 and had not reported them as required.