448 F2d 1397 Estate Morgan v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue

448 F.2d 1397

ESTATE of Shirley MORGAN, Deceased, Margaret Morgan, Administratrix, etc., Petitioner,
v.
COMMISSIONER OF INTERNAL REVENUE, Respondent.
Clifford M. PEDERSEN and Thelma Pedersen, Petitioners-Appellees,
v.
COMMISSIONER OF INTERNAL REVENUE, Respondent-Appellant.

No. 25534.

No. 25535.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

October 21, 1971.

On Petition to Review a Decision of the Tax Court of the United States.

Carleton D. Powell (argued), Meyer Rothwacks, Crombie J. D. Garrett, Carolyn R. Just, Dept. of Justice, Lee A. Jackson, Acting Asst. Atty. Gen., Washington, D. C., for respondent-appellant.

Jerry H. Robinson (argued), Keith B. Betzina, Julian N. Stern, of Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe, San Francisco, Cal., for petitioners-appellees.

Before DUNIWAY and KILKENNY, Circuit Judges, and THOMPSON, District Judge.*

PER CURIAM:

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Appeal from the decision of the Tax Court which is reported at 52 T.C. 478. We are of the Opinion that the decision should be affirmed for the reasons stated in the opinion of the Tax Court. See also Minot Fed. Sav. & Loan Assn. v. United States, 8 Cir., 1970, 435 F.2d 1368.

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Affirmed.

Notes:

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Honorable Bruce R. Thompson, United States District Judge, District of Nevada, sitting by designation