No. 392.

327 U.S. 161 (1946)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided February 4, 1946.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Walter E. Meyer argued the cause and filed a brief, pro se.

William Stanley argued the cause for respondents. With him on the brief was W.F. Peter.

MR. JUSTICE DOUGLAS delivered the opinion of the Court.

Petitioner is the owner of a substantial number of shares of stock of the St. Louis Southwestern Railway Company. In April 1934 he filed a claim for the benefit of St. Louis Southwestern in the bankruptcy proceedings which previously had been instituted under § 77 of the Bankruptcy Act (49 Stat. 911, 11 U.S.C. § 205) for the reorganization of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway Co. The claim...

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