Investigation of seizure of Montgomery Ward & Co.
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Investigation of seizure of Montgomery Ward & Co. hearings before the Select Committee to Investigate Seizure of Montgomery Ward & Co., House of Representatives, Seventy-eighth Congress, second session, pursuant to H. Res. 521, a resolution creating a select committee to make an investigation relating to the seizure by the United States, on April 26, 1944, of property of Montgomery Ward & Co. May 22, 23, 24, 25, and June 6, 7, 8, 1944 by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee to Investigate Seizure of Montgomery Ward & Co

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Montgomery Ward,
  • War and emergency powers -- United States

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The Physical Object
Pagination661 p. ;
Number of Pages661
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15360139M
LC Control Number44041548

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Expansion into retail outlets. Aaron Montgomery Ward died in , after 41 years of running the catalog business. The company president, William C. Thorne (the co-founder's eldest son) died in and was succeeded by Robert J. Thorne, who retired in due to ill health.. In , the company broke with its mail-order-only tradition when it opened its first retail outlet store in Brands: Riverside, Airline, Powr-Kraft. Montgomery Ward and Seizure Statutes in World War II. Montgomery Ward once was a behemoth of American business. During the opening decades of the 20th century, it was second only to Sears, Roebuck and Company in net mail-order retail sales. Montgomery Ward. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Montgomery Ward Inc.   Remembering the Montgomery Ward Seizure: FDR and War Production Powers Matthew Waxman, Samuel Weitzman Sat, , AM On its anniversary, the Montgomery Ward episode is a stark reminder of what unleashing wartime government power over industry has actually looked like.

Montgomery Ward Inc. is the name of two historically distinct American retail enterprises. It can refer either to the original Montgomery Ward, a defunct mail order and department store retailer which operated between and , or to the current, eponymous catalog and online retailer also known as Wards.. Contents. History; Original Montgomery Ward (). Counsel for Montgomery Ward & Co., have argued first that the Fair Labor Standards Act of is unconstitutional and, second, that to compel the production of the documents called for by the subpoena would constitute an unreasonable search and seizure forbidden by the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution. Montgomery Ward & Co., F.2d What Attorney General Biddle said about Smith & Wesson was, of course, post litem motam. Whether or not the World War I statutes were broad enough to justify that seizure, it is clear that the taking officers conceived themselves as moving within the scope of statute law. The seizure by troops on Wednesday of the Chicago units of Montgomery Ward Co., second largest of the country's merchandising corporations, has raised a Central West storm of criticism of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's action among business and industrial leaders and the usual Republican denouncers of the national Administration.

Opinion for Harrer v. Montgomery Ward & Co., P.2d — Brought to you by Free Law Project, a non-profit dedicated to creating high quality open legal information. After J , and prior * to J , Commercial Service had alerted Montgomery Ward & Company that a man, giving the name of James E. Thompson, had cashed a check made payable to James E. Thompson and signed with the forged signature of Fred Bader, drawn on the First National Bank, Helena, Montana, dated Investigation of seizure of Montgomery Ward & Co [microform]. Hearings before the Select Committee to Investigate Seizure of Montgomery Ward & Co. House of Representatives, 78th Cong., 2d sess., pursuant to H. Res. Catalog Record: Investigation of seizure of Montgomery Ward & co | HathiTrust Digital Library. Skip to main; Skip to similar items; Home; Menu. About. Welcome to HathiTrust; Our Partnership.