The Frugal And Judicious Court Reporter

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Ruth Greiner was a hard working Virginia court stenographer who spent a lifetime working in and around the legal system.  Though she was the widow and also the daughter of local attorneys, Ruth was no lady of leisure.  In fact, she was so hard working and frugal that she didn’t even own an electric clothes dryer!   Surely, someone who did without many of the basic necessities of life would not have the financial backing to make a difference in others lives … or could she?

Get It In Writing and Get It Right!

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A word to the wise for all of you potential Surprise Millionaires out there.  When you leave a bequest to a church, charity or organization, please make sure that entity actually exists!  A couple of Surprise Millionaires in Virginia did not follow this advice and left a few unforeseen entanglements behind.