Wm. H. Slaughter, Jr., etc. v. Mary Louise Cullum

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Wm. H. Slaughter, Jr., etc. v. Mary Louise Cullum
Case Date: 
1932
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Marriage, Unlawful

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
57
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Slaughter Jr., sued by next friend Wm. H. Slaughter Sr. who brought the suit to have a Hernando, MS marriage between Slaughter Jr. and Cullum to be ruled invalid for many reasons: Slaughter Jr. is a minor of 17 and Cullum 19 years old - neither secured parental approval before wedding, the marriage has not been consummated, Slaughter Jr. has no plans to live with dfnt., and Slaughter Jr. (a high school student) has no means to support a family.