United States v. Jackson
302 U.S. 628 (1938)

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United States v. Jackson, 302 U.S. 628 (1938)

United States v. Jackson

No.199

Argued January 5, 6, 1938

Decided January 17, 1938

302 U.S. 628

Syllabus

Sec. 17 of the Economy Act of March 20, 1933, declared that

"All public laws granting medical or hospital treatment, domiciliary care, compensation, and other allowances, pension, disability allowance, or retirement pay to veterans and the dependents of veterans of . . . the World War, . . . are hereby repealed, and all laws granting or pertaining to yearly renewable term insurance are hereby repealed. . . ."

Held that it was not intended thereby to

Page 302 U. S. 629

repeal "automatic insurance" granted by § 401 of the War Risk Insurance Act, as amended, in the case of soldiers of the World War who died or became permanently disabled without having applied for insurance within 120 days after entrance into or employment in active service. P. 302 U. S. 631.

89 F.2d 572 affirmed.

Certiorari, post, p. 673, to review the affirmance of a recovery of "automatic insurance" in a suit in behalf of an infant whose father had been drafted into the military service in April, 1918, and had died two weeks later without having applied for War Risk insurance.

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