A-23729, JULY 23, 1928, 8 COMP. GEN. 26

A-23729: Jul 23, 1928

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1928: I HAVE YOUR INDORSEMENT OF JULY 13. IS AS FOLLOWS: IN RE CHANGE OF NAME OF WINIFRED GRAY TUVE. IT IS THIS 3D DAY OF JULY. THE SAME HEREBY IS.

A-23729, JULY 23, 1928, 8 COMP. GEN. 26

PAY-ROLL SIGNATURES - MARRIED WOMEN EMPLOYEES WHERE A MARRIED WOMAN EMPLOYEE IN THE GOVERNMENT SERVICE HAS HER LEGAL SURNAME CHANGED BY COURT ORDER SAID EMPLOYEE MAY THEREAFTER BE KNOWN AND RECOGNIZED, FOR PAY ROLL AND OTHER OFFICIAL PURPOSES, UNDER THE NAME DECREED BY THE COURT. 4 COMP. GEN. 165, DISTINGUISHED.

COMPTROLLER GENERAL MCCARL TO THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR, JULY 23, 1928:

I HAVE YOUR INDORSEMENT OF JULY 13, 1928, REQUESTING DECISION ON QUESTION RAISED BY THE SUPERINTENDENT OF ST. ELIZABETHS HOSPITAL, AS FOLLOWS:

RESPECTFULLY REFERRED TO THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL FOR OPINION UPON THE QUESTION PRESENTED IN THE FOREGOING LETTER FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT OF ST. ELIZABETHS HOSPITAL.

THE ORDER OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, REFERRED TO, IS AS FOLLOWS: IN RE CHANGE OF NAME OF WINIFRED GRAY TUVE. IN EQUITY NO. 48411 EQUITY.

ORDER

UPON CONSIDERATION OF THE PETITION OF WINIFRED GRAY TUVE FOR CHANGE OF HER NAME, AND IT APPEARING TO THE COURT THAT NOTICE OF THE FILING OF SAID PETITION HAS BEEN DULY PUBLISHED ONCE A WEEK FOR THREE SUCCESSIVE WEEKS IN THE EVENING STAR NEWSPAPER, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAW, AND THE SHOWING MADE BY THE PETITION AS REASONS FOR THE SAID CHANGE OF NAME BEING SATISFACTORY TO THE COURT, AND NO OBJECTION HAVING BEEN FILED, IT IS THIS 3D DAY OF JULY, A.D. 1928,

ADJUDGED, ORDERED AND DECREED THAT THE NAME OF THE SAID WINIFRED GRAY TUVE BE, AND THE SAME HEREBY IS, CHANGED TO WINIFRED GRAY WHITMAN, AS PRAYED IN THE SAID PETITION.

BY THE COURT:

(SIGNED) JENNINGS BAILEY,

JUSTICE.

THE FOREGOING COURT ORDER DISTINGUISHES THIS CASE FROM THE CASE DECIDED. IN 4 COMP. GEN. 165. IN VIEW OF THE COURT'S ACTION IN THIS INSTANCE, THE WIFE'S LEGAL NAME BECAME WINIFRED GRAY HITMAN; CONSEQUENTLY THIS EMPLOYEE MAY HEREAFTER BE KNOWN AND RECOGNIZED, FOR PAY ROLL AND OTHER OFFICIAL PURPOSES, UNDER THE NAME OF WINIFRED GRAY WHITMAN, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE DECREE OF THE COURT.