United States v. Strang
254 U.S. 491 (1921)

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United States v. Strang, 254 U.S. 491 (1921)

United States v. Strang

No. 20

Argued December 9, 1920

Decided January 3, 1921

254 U.S. 491

Syllabus

1. A person employed as an inspector by the Emergency Fleet Corporation is not an agent of the United States, within the meaning of § 41 of the Criminal Code. P. 254 U. S. 491.

2. The Emergency Fleet Corporation, though all of its stock is owned by the United States, is a separate entity. P. 254 U. S. 492.

3. Generally, agents of a corporation are not agents for the stockholders, and cannot contract for them. Id.

Affirmed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

Page 254 U. S. 492

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