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Constitutional Law Keyed to Maggs
Myers v. United States
Citation:272 U.S. 52 (1926)
Myers, appellant’s intestate, was appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to be a postmaster of the first class at Portland for a term of four years. Three years later, Myers’ resignation was demanded. He refused the demand. Next month, he was removed from office by order of the Postmaster General, acting by direction of the President. He brought a suit for his salary from the date of his removal. The Senate did not consent to the President’s removal of Myers during his term.
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