Business & Finance: Worldly Riches

When the late Dr. John Thompson Dorrance died in 1930 he could not take Campbell Soup Co. with him to the grave. Last week the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania after much litigation received from his estate the largest inheritance tax it has ever collected: $14,394,698. the equivalent of 14 cans of soup (at 10¢ each) for every one of Pennsylvania's ten million inhabitants.


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