Junior Lee Vaughan, Appellant, v. John W. Gardner, Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, Appellee, 378 F.2d 439 (4th Cir. 1967)

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US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit - 378 F.2d 439 (4th Cir. 1967) Argued May 30, 1967
Decided May 31, 1967

Franklin W. Kern, Charleston, W. Va., for appellant.

Charles M. Love, III, Asst. U. S. Atty. (Milton J. Ferguson, U. S. Atty., and W. Warren Upton, Asst. U. S. Atty., on brief), for appellee.

Before HAYNSWORTH, Chief Judge, and SOBELOFF and WINTER, Circuit Judges.


The Secretary, on an extensive record, denied claimant's application for a period of disability and disability insurance benefits under §§ 216(i) and 223 of the Social Security Act, as amended, 42 U.S. C.A. §§ 416(i) and 423. The district judge affirmed the Secretary's determination.

We have reviewed the record and, giving full effect to the elements of proof relevant to consideration of a case of this type, Underwood v. Ribicoff, 298 F.2d 850 (4 Cir. 1962), and Thomas v. Celebrezze, 331 F.2d 541 (4 Cir. 1963), we are satisfied that the Secretary's determination has ample evidentiary support.

The judgment of the district court is