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  394.020.  Definitions. — In this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires,

  (1)  "Member" means each incorporator of a cooperative and each person admitted to and retaining membership therein, and shall include a husband and wife admitted to joint membership;

  (2)  "Person" includes any natural person, firm, association, corporation, business trust, partnership, federal agency, state or political subdivision or agency thereof, or any body politic; and

  (3)  "Rural area" shall be deemed to mean any area of the United States not included within the boundaries of any city, town or village having a population in excess of fifteen hundred inhabitants, and such term shall be deemed to include both the farm and nonfarm population thereof.

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(RSMo 1939 § 5415)

(1961) In action by rural electric cooperative on contract for sale of electric power, members of cooperative held disqualified as jurors. Ozark Border Electric Cooperative v. Stacy (A.), 348 S.W.2d 586.


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