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Old 02-10-2020, 05:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Bijou Drains View Post
He had no wife or children to leave his money to.
He actually left his money to his nephew, but when his nephew died without heirs six years later the money reverted to the US government.

Although he never visited the US during his lifetime, his remains are there now. He, or rather his tomb, is actually on display at the Smithsonian, where he was re-interred after his death in Italy. (I believe his casket is actually buried below the monument.)

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