Submitted by Carrie
BELIEVES HUSBAND DEAD; ASKS CONTROL OF ESTATE
Klosheim Disappeared in 1887 - Wife Now Petitions Surrogate
(Possibly Nov. 10, 1911)
In 1887 George Klosheim of this city disappeared and no word
has been received from him since then. Yesterday his wife, Louise Klosheim,
petitioned Surrogate Glass for temporary letters of administration in his
estate, stating that the circumstances under which her husband disappeared
and the fact that no news has been received from him indicate that he is
dead. If, however, he should reappear during the lifetime of the petitioner,
the letters would be automatically revoked.
Mrs. Klosheim lives in Warham street in this city and has several
children. She stated in her petition that for the purpose of preserving
the property owned by her husband and to prevent its dissapation she wanted
the right to control it, though as a matter of fact he may still be alive.
Last January an action to partition the estate left by Mr.
Klosheim’s mother was tried and the referee decided that to all intents
and purposes the missing son was dead. His share valued at about $350 went
to his wife.
Surrogate Glass took the papers, but he has not yet issued
the letters. William Rubin appears for the petioner
to Obituaries page.
3 November 1997