The Wealthy Shipbuilder

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Stanley William McKenna Walker was the son of a wealthy British shipbuilder. At age 50, he was the heir to a $4 million estate in England. But, this man had become a wino on Chicago's skid row. For many years, he barely survived by eating left-over garbage and sleeping in two-bit hotels.

When his millionaire father died, the authorities searched throughout the saloons and flop houses of Chicago, trying to find him so they could inform him of his new inheritance. When they finally located him, they discovered that he had just died the night before in the doorway of a Chicago rescue mission.

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