Insurance Company v. Lewis, 97 U.S. 682 (1878)
U.S. Supreme CourtInsurance Company v. Lewis, 97 U.S. 682 (1878)
Insurance Company v. Lewis
97 U.S. 682
The statute of Missouri of 1868, 1 Wagner's Stat., ed. 1872, p. 122, sec. 8, does not authorize a suit by a public administrator in that state against a foreign insurance company doing business there, to enforce the payment of a policy of insurance, not made or to be executed in that state, upon the life of a citizen of Wisconsin who neither resided, died, nor left any estate in Missouri.
The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.