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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1952 NO. 433 > Dec 9 1952

A foreign bank corporation may not hold title to and convey real estate in this state as trustee nor act as trustee under bond issues in this state.  Its right to engage in banking or trust business is limited to the right to act as executor of an estate in this state and to act as guardian of an estate in this state of a nonresident ward, if the appointment is made by Will.