Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
“I have made no provisions in this Will for my sister, Lee B. Radziwill, for whom I have great affection because I have already done so during my lifetime.”
“Except as otherwise provided in this Will or in the Trust referred to in Article III hereof, I have intentionally omitted to provide for my heirs. I have intentionally omitted to provide for my former wife, DEBORAH JEAN ROWE JACKSON.”
Jackson also left custody of his children to Diana Ross if they were minors at the time of his death and his mother, Katherine Jackson, was unable or unwilling to act as guardian to the children.
President Washington stipulated that his slaves be emancipated upon the death of his wife, Martha Washington. He also stated that it was his desire that any slave who could not provide for himself due to old age, bodily injuries, or infancy be cared for by his heirs.
Martin Luther King, Jr. died without a will.
Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens)
In leaving part of his inheritance to his two daughters, Clara and Jean, he stipulated that the inheritance be “free from and control or interference on the part of any husband she may have.”
Source: True Trust – http://www.truetrust.com/Famous_Wills_and_Trusts/Famous_Wills_and_Trusts.html
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