Trust Set Up For Students of Chemistry
The will of Earl W. Flosdorf, 54, who shot his wife and himself last week, at their home in Forest Grove, provides a scholarship fund for chemistry students.
The wills of Flosdorf and his wife Esther are being probated in the office of Bucks County Register of Wills Frederick E. Ziegler.
Flosdorf was a research scientist who contributed many new inventions and methods for medical science.
Earl Flosdorf Scholarships
The wills name the Philadelphia National Bank as trustee. The scientist’s will sets aside $100,000 in trust to Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn., the income to provide “Earl W. Flosdorf Scholarships” for promising students in chemistry.
For probate purposes Flosdorf’s estate is estimated at $50,000 and upwards in personal property with no real estate. His wife’s estate is estimated at $5,000 or more in personal property and $50,000 in real property. This includes real estate at Forest Grove, Greentown and Palmyra.
The trust also provides an income of $1,000 a year for the parents of the scientist, Mr. and Mrs. William F. Flosdorf. The scientist’s three sons are also heirs to his estate.