United States v. Allen - 261 U.S. 317 (1923)


U.S. Supreme Court

United States v. Allen, 261 U.S. 317 (1923)

United States v. Allen

No. 232

Argued March 1, 1923

Decided March 12, 1923

261 U.S. 317

Syllabus

Under the Act of May 22, 1917, c. 20, 40 Stat. 84, providing that, during the War, warrant and petty officer and enlisted men of the Coast Guard should receive the same rates of pay as those prescribed for corresponding grades or ratings and length of service in the Navy, a yeoman of the Coast Guard, whose duties and qualifications in fact corresponded to those of a chief yeoman in the Navy, was entitled to the greater pay of the latter position, notwithstanding an order of the Secretary of the Navy making a different classification. P. 261 U. S. 319.

56 Ct.Clms. 265 affirmed.

Appeal from a judgment of the Court of Claims awarding a sum as additional pay to a yeoman of the Coast Guard.



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