Maccabees et al. v. Carter, 181 F.2d 595 (6th Cir. 1950)

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US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit - 181 F.2d 595 (6th Cir. 1950) April 10, 1950

McLane & Bates, Nashville, Tenn., and Garland S. Moore, Nashville, Tenn., for appellants.

Walker & Hooker, Nashville, Tenn., for appellee.

Before ALLEN, MARTIN and McALLISTER, Circuit Judges.


This case came on to be heard on the record and briefs and oral argument of counsel.

And it appearing that the verdict of the jury is supported by substantial evidence;

And it appearing that under Tennessee law fraternal benefit societies fall within the purview of and are governed by the provisions of Section 6434, Williams' Tennessee Code; Snyder v. Supreme Ruler of the Fraternal Mystic Circle, 122 Tenn. 248, 268, 122 S.W. 981, 45 L.R.A.,N.S., 209; Cf. Kidd v. National Council of Junior Order of United American Mechanics, 137 Tenn. 398, 406, 193 S.W. 130.

And no reversible error appearing in the record:

It is ordered that the judgment of the District Court be, and it hereby is, affirmed.