No. 33406.

48 Wn.2d 695 (1956)

296 P.2d 536

H.D. BAKENHUS et al., Respondents, v. THE CITY OF SEATTLE et al., Appellants.

The Supreme Court of Washington, En Banc.

April 19, 1956.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

A.C. Van Soelen, Glen E. Wilson, and C.V. Hoard, for appellants.

McMicken, Rupp & Schweppe, for respondents.

B.A. Farley, Paul F. Schiffner, W.C. Timothy, Elwood Hutcheson, John C. Tuttle, Richard G. Patrick, C.M. Boyle, Marshall McCormick, Omar S. Parker, Lester T. Parker, O.M. Nelson, Kenneth W. Hill, D.D. Schnatterly, Leslie R. Cooper, Arthur L. Haugan, W.V. Wells, Roy A. Holland, and Kenneth A. Cole, amici curiae.


This is an action by H.D. Bakenhus, a retired policeman, and his wife to compel the city of Seattle and the board of police pension fund commissioners of that city to pay him henceforth a pension of one hundred and eighty-five dollars a month and to recover judgment for the difference between one hundred and eighty-five dollars a month and the pension of one hundred and twenty-five dollars a month which he has been paid since his retirement on August...

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