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James C. King died November 1, 1905, when about 75 years of age. He was a shrewd, hard-headed Yankee, who, during his half century's residence in Chicago, acquired a fortune of approximately three and one-half million dollars as a lumber and grain merchant.
During many years he was a childless widower, and in his loneliness conceived the idea of dedicating his fortune, upon his death, to the founding of a home for aged gentlemen. Consequently, on July 6, 1901, he executed his will, making specific bequests to charities, relatives and close business associates, and bequeathing the residue of his estate, amounting to about three million dollars, to the Northern Trust Company, as trustee, for founding and maintaining the James C. King Home for Old Men. His will earnestly requested that his lifelong friend and business associate, Byron L. Smith, president of the Northern Trust Company, be the first president of the charitable corporation to be formed to conduct that home.
He also bequeathed $10,000 to Maude A. Robinson of Morrison, Illinois, to assist her in acquiring a musical education. Four days later, in contemplation of his marriage to Miss Robinson, a woman many years his junior, an ante-nuptial agreement was executed, by which she agreed to accept $100,000 in lieu of her rights and interests in King's estate as his widow. They were married on the following day, and three days later King executed a codicil to his will, confirming the ante-nuptial agreement.
*[Of the Chicago Bar.)
The next four years Mr. and Mrs. King spent in travel, apparently a devoted and happy couple despite the disparity in their ages. In the fall of 1905, they returned to Chicago, and on October 12th Mr. King became ill. When the seriousness of his illness had become apparent, Mrs. King expressed her dissatisfaction with the marriage settlement. Evidently she communicated her anxieties to her husband, for about ten days before his death, King called to his bedside Noble B. Judah, an attorney and neighbor. In response to Mr. King's expression of a desire to give Mrs. King something more than he was leaving her by his will and codicil, Mr. Judah suggested a constructive gift of securities, such as by delivery of the keys of a safe deposit box. This advice Mr. King immediately acted upon, and by a writing dated October 21st, turned over to Mrs. King the contents of a safe deposit box, consisting of stocks and bonds amounting in value to $250,000. Mrs. King immediately took possession of them, and manifested her joy over the generous treatment she had received.
King died on November 1st. On the second day thereafter he was buried, and the next day his will was read in the vaults of the Northern Trust Company, where it had been deposited, in the presence of Mrs. King and her sister, Mary C. Melvin. It was then discovered that no executor had been named, and Mrs. King, accompanied by her sister, left to consult an attorney.
Upon advice of her attorney, Mrs. King filed a petition in the Probate Court of Cook County, declaring her intention of repudiating the ante-nuptial agreement and renouncing under the will, and asking that the Union Trust Company be appointed administrator with the will annexed. On December 19, 1905, the will and codicil were admitted to probate, with the Union Trust Company as administrator thereunder. Later her renunciation under the will and codicil was filed.
In the meantime, negotiations had been begun between Mrs. King's attorney and Byron L. Smith, on behalf of the Northern Trust Company, looking to a settlement of the controversy over the ante-nuptial agreement. After repeated conferences and extended negotiations, a settlement was finally agreed upon in March, 1906, under which Mrs. King was to receive the $110,000 bequeathed to her by the will and codicil, $490,000 in securities from the residuary estate, and the income during her life of a trust fund of $400,000