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Chapter 441

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  441.160.  Executor or administrator of tenant for life may recover rents. — The executors or administrators of any tenant for life, who shall have demised any lands or tenements so held, and shall die on or before the day when any rent on such demise shall become payable, may recover:

  (1)  If such tenant for life die on the day, the whole rent;

  (2)  If he die before the day, such proportion of the rent as shall have accrued before his death.


(RSMo 1939 § 2959)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 2573; 1919 § 6869; 1909 § 7871


Unlawful detainer action, cause survives on death of lessor, 534.270

(1959) Where life tenant leased farm to tenant for crop rent and died after the crop was planted but before maturity or harvest, the rent did not accrue during life estate so that remaindermen were entitled to the proceeds from sale of crop.  In re North's Estate (A.), 320 S.W.2d 597.

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