United States of America Ex Rel. Thomas H. Davis, Appellant v. William J. Banmiller, Warden, Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 289 F.2d 925 (3d Cir. 1961)

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US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit - 289 F.2d 925 (3d Cir. 1961) Submitted April 17, 1961
Decided May 1, 1961

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; John W. Lord, Jr., Judge.

Appellant, Pro se.

William W. Caldwell, 1st Asst. Dist. Atty. of Dauphin County, Harrisburg, Pa.

Before GOODRICH, KALODNER and STALEY, Circuit Judges.


This is an appeal from an adverse decision of the district court upon appellant's petition for a writ of habeas corpus. He has been through the state courts and opinions in his case have been written in both the Courts of Common Pleas and the Pennsylvania Superior Court. Com. ex rel. Davis v. Banmiller, 1960, 192 Pa.Super. 130, 159 A.2d 770 allocatur denied, June 2, 1960. The case has had thorough consideration by the district court to whom the petition was made. We find no error in the district court's conclusion adverse to the petitioner.

The order of the district court will be affirmed.