An endowment policy was made payable to insured if he should live to the policy anniversary date next preceding his sixtieth birthday, otherwise to his executors or administrators. Four years after the policy was taken out, insured was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing his wife. A statute provided that the estate of a person incarcerated for life "shall be administered upon and distributed, and his contracts and relations to persons and things are affected, in all respects, as if he were dead." In an action on the policy by the administrator of insured, held, that imprisonment of insured did not accelerate the insurance contract. Sullivan v. Prudential Ins. Co. of America, (Me. 1932) 160 Atl. 777.

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