Mugivan Pallbearer Suit 4-18-1938
Act|on Possibility of a damage action against the estate of the late E. Mugivan, widow of Jerry Mugl van, millionaire circus magnate, i by heir* of Emmett P. King, - Peru man who was stricken ' '" " K " r "' "* Patterson's years Association association was Is Young at while serving as a pall bearer at Mrs. Mugivan's funeral, was Been in a statement made in an appll-. cation for letters of administration for his estate which was filed m the probate division of -Miami cir-1 cult court here yesterday. i The administration papers explain that King left "no personal estate othÂ«r than such money as may be collected as damages for personal Injury resulting in his death." Attorney Albert H. Cole, counsel for the Kings, was quoted as saying that it had not been decided whether or not to file a damage action or to make an effort to collect damages out of court, but that the estate was opened in a manner as to leave such courses open. After assisting In carrying a heavy bronze casket Hearing the body of Mrs. Mugivan, prior to funeral on Oct. 30, 1936, King collapsed and fell down the steps of St. Charles Catholic church. He rushed-to a hospital where he died shortly afterward, Mother Named Admlnlitratrii Mrs. Lillian A. King, mother of the deceased, was named adminis- tratrix of the estate and qualified by filing bond In the sum of 11,000. Others heirs listed are four sisters, Miss Mary King and Miss Anna King, both of Peru; MrÂ». Gertrude Â·Kuaser, of Sandusky, O., and Mrs. Olive Sullivan, of Danville, 111. Four estates were opened at the Instance of the county welfare department, because of claims the department holds against the estates by reason of old age benefits which had been paid to the deceased.