The settlor established a trust with himself, his wife, and his four children as beneficiaries. Under the trust deed the property was to vest in the "lawful issue" of the settlor's children on the death of his last surviving child. Held, that the term "lawful issue" included the plaintiff (an adopted child of settlor's daughter). Walker v. Obrien, (C. C. A. 9th, 1940) 115 F. (2d) 956, cert. den. (U.S. 1941) 61 S. Ct. 829.
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