HERGET v. CENTRAL BANK CO.

No. 322.

324 U.S. 4 (1945)

HERGET, TRUSTEE IN BANKRUPTCY, v. CENTRAL NATIONAL BANK & TRUST CO.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided January 29, 1945.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. William D. Donnelly for petitioner.

Mr. Walter H. Moses, with whom Messrs. John M. Elliott and Walter Bachrach were on the brief, for respondent.


MR. JUSTICE MURPHY delivered the opinion of the Court.

This case presents the narrow issue of whether § 11e of the Bankruptcy Act, 11 U.S.C. § 29e, bars at the end of two years from the date of adjudication in bankruptcy an action brought by the trustee in bankruptcy to set aside and recover a preferential transfer.

On April 11, 1938, N.L. Rogers & Company, Inc., filed a voluntary petition in bankruptcy...

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