November 24, 1945 - Syracuse Herald Journal (Syracuse, New York)
U.S. Hold GI Proxy Marriages Invalid, Lawyer Claims
CHICAGO (ins) – The Federal government today was reported challenging the validity of GI proxy marriages. Attorney Thomas McKinley, retained to represent the Chicago wife of a missing Army officer, asserted the government was not recognizing such marriages and was according denying widows and children. He estimated there had been 2,000 GI proxy marriages.