B-133852, OCT. 29, 1957

B-133852: Oct 29, 1957

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ATTORNEYS: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER DATED SEPTEMBER 13. FROM PRIOR CORRESPONDENCE ON THIS MATTER YOU WILL NOTE THAT STEVE NITEFOR WAS DISCHARGED FROM THE UNITED STATES ARMY ON OCTOBER 28. FAMILY ALLOWANCE PAYMENTS WERE NOT PAYABLE FOR ANY PERIOD AFTER THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 1945. IN WHICH HE WAS DISCHARGED. YOU HAVE BEEN CORRECTLY INFORMED THAT ANY CLAIM FOR FAMILY ALLOWANCE WHICH MIGHT HAVE ACCRUED FOR THE MONTHS OF JULY THROUGH OCTOBER 1945 IS BARRED BY THE ACT OF OCTOBER 9. SINCE THERE IS NO RECORD OF ANY SUCH CLAIM FOR THOSE MONTHS HAVING BEEN RECEIVED IN THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WITHIN 10 YEARS AFTER THE DATE OF CLAIM THEREFOR FIRST ACCRUED.

B-133852, OCT. 29, 1957

TO WOLF, POPPER, ROSS, WOLF AND JONES, ATTORNEYS:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER DATED SEPTEMBER 13, 1957, INQUIRING FURTHER REGARDING POSSIBLE ACCRUAL OR ACCUMULATION OF FAMILY ALLOWANCE PAYMENTS TO MRS. EUGENIA A. NITEFOR, WIDOW OF STEVE NITEFOR, COVERING A PERIOD 10 YEARS OR LESS PRECEDING THE PRESENT TIME.

FROM PRIOR CORRESPONDENCE ON THIS MATTER YOU WILL NOTE THAT STEVE NITEFOR WAS DISCHARGED FROM THE UNITED STATES ARMY ON OCTOBER 28, 1945. FAMILY ALLOWANCE PAYMENTS WERE NOT PAYABLE FOR ANY PERIOD AFTER THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 1945, IN WHICH HE WAS DISCHARGED.

CLAIM FOR THE PROCEEDS OF LOST CHECK NO. 88259928, DATED JULY 9, 1945, ACCOUNTS OF W. L. JOHNSON, SYMBOL 251, IN THE AMOUNT OF $100, REPRESENTING FAMILY ALLOWANCE FOR MAY AND JUNE 1945 SHOULD BE PRESENTED TO CHECK CLAIMS DIVISION, TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON 25, D.C. ALSO, YOU HAVE BEEN CORRECTLY INFORMED THAT ANY CLAIM FOR FAMILY ALLOWANCE WHICH MIGHT HAVE ACCRUED FOR THE MONTHS OF JULY THROUGH OCTOBER 1945 IS BARRED BY THE ACT OF OCTOBER 9, 1940, SINCE THERE IS NO RECORD OF ANY SUCH CLAIM FOR THOSE MONTHS HAVING BEEN RECEIVED IN THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WITHIN 10 YEARS AFTER THE DATE OF CLAIM THEREFOR FIRST ACCRUED.