T. J. Keyer v. Equitable Life Assurance Society

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
T. J. Keyer v. Equitable Life Assurance Society
Case Date: 
1906
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Insurance Claims and Policies

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
56
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff was owed $3600 by Robert Roman who had no other means to secure the debt other than a life insurance policy with Equitable Life. Policy assigned to Keyer. Roman died 19 March 1903 in New Orleans; court ruled that the policy had been legally assigned to Keyer, but that Roman had committed suicide. Keyer appealing the decision. Mrs. Sallie Rhett Roman mother of Robert Roman; she was a sketch writer on the New Orleans "Times Democrat".