Thursday, March 6, 1969


$3,041,244 ESTATE
Mrs. Freda J. Lynn Bequests
to U. M. K. C., Catholic
Groups, Employees

Four religious organizations, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, a niece, 23 friends and 10 employees share in the $3,041,244 estate of Mrs. Freda J. Lynn, widow of a Kansas City insurance executive.

Documents filed in the Jackson County probate court show her will, dated June 30, 1965, leaves a total of $1,118,500 in individual bequests. These range up to $150,000 each for the niece and five friends, and up to $25,000 for two of 10 insurance company employees.

Mrs. Lynn is the widow of James J. Lynn, a philanthropist who until his death in 1955 was owner and president of the Lynn insurance groups. Mrs. Lynn died December 31 at the age of 74. The home was at 1900 Meyer boulevard.

Bequests of $5,000 each go to the Youth for Christ organization at 4515 Rainbow boulevard, Kansas City, Kansas, and the Church of the Nazarene, 6400 the Paseo.

From the remainder, taxes and other estate costs are to be deducted and the assets left over then are to be divided equally, among:

University of Missouri-Kansas City, as a memorial to her husband, the funds to he used for education of worthy students; Home of the Little Sisters of the Poor, and Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, both of Kansas City.

Fred Bellemere, jr., a lawyer, is named executor of the will.

News Articles on J.J. Lynn in K.C.

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