No. 38276.

69 Wn.2d 427 (1966)

419 P.2d 157

In the Matter of the Estate of VIRGINIA C. PATTEN, Deceased. VIRGINIA PATTEN SPROULE et al., as Executors, Appellants, v. CHARLES W. HODDE, Respondent.

The Supreme Court of Washington, Department One.

September 29, 1966.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Short, Cressman & Cable, Kenneth P. Short, and (Joan E. Hansen, of counsel), for appellants.

The Attorney General, Henry W. Wager and James A. Furber, Assistants, for respondent.


The executors of the estate of Virginia C. Patten, deceased, appeal from a judgment overruling their objections to the findings of the Supervisor of Inheritance Tax and Escheat Division of the State Tax Commission.

The controversy was presented to the trial court on stipulated facts.

Hudson T. Patten and Virginia C. Patten, the decedent, were husband and wife. February 3, 1956, Mr. Patten executed a last will and testament wherein, among...

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