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Our North American Cousin

Frank H. Kryder was misfortunately related to the Leo-Grabill Maxfields via the marriage of Daisy Maxfield to Clarence F. Kryder's brother, Clyde Earl


Reference for above: Greater Fort Wayne Business Hall of Fame

As though he owned it, K.W. Maxfield, a Fort Wayne City/County complex attorney and director of the old bank, who began his NAVL career upon the death of Clarence Kryder, managed to sell North American Van Lines twice during his forty years of deals for North American/International Truck and Engine/Navistar ...

Shirt-Tail Kin Tend my Family Plot
SCHERER & MAXFIELD INC: P.O.Box 87, LEO, IN 46765: Active: 3/26/1959
LEO CEMETERY ASSOCIATION INC:P.O.Box 87, LEO, IN 46765: Active: 1/5/1981

so The Pepsi Cola Van Line drives over my ancestors' graves.

Personal Representative's Perspective:

The "North American/Navistar International" conglomerate was conceived sometime between the 1865 Charter of Fort Wayne National Bank and the founding of North American Moving and Storage in 1933 . Terrible times were these, wedged between the Lincoln assassination and the 1933 charter of Fort Wayne National Bank. A classic creation of North Americaneerism, the later stage of North American Exploitation, the conglomerate was built on pyramided mortgage securities of properties mingled in trust, some of which, like the Kryders' have for almost a hundred years never seen the light of redemption.

K.W. Maxfield's career began November 1, 1950 the day Clarence Kryder's 1943 Fairfield B Trust F.S. 58070 was re-recorded in Allen County, Indiana Official Records. This was six months after Clarence's death, and before the probate, four years later, of his Will, which due to its untimely filing was made illegal. This leaves three generations of the Kryders without Wills or any semblance of normal estate work existing in Allen County, Indiana.

November 2, 1950 "North American Properties" was incorporated as a 40 year corporation.

Clarence F. Kryder designated in the recorded Trust F.S. 58070 document that the Kryder Company, Inc. interest was owned "per stirpes," or by generation, and the Trust was to expire "twenty years after the death of Lauren O.King,Trustee." Lauren King died in Sebring, Florida in November 1973, owning two houses in Kryder's Addition. The original North American Properties, Inc. expired in 1990 but reincorporated prior to the trust expiration in 1993. In all the recorded history of Clarence, Minnie, and Frank H. Kryder's major subdivisions, their land was owned in fee simple. H

Instead, SPEDCO INC, a Delaware Corporation, K.W. Maxfield Executive Vice-President, came out of nowhere as a Pepsi Cola- owned subsidiary and filed a Certificate of Admission with the Indiana Secretary of State 05/20/1966 and merged into North American Van Lines 11/27/1968.

NAVPAC, Inc. was incorporated in 1963 just as Minnie Kryder's Estate closed, and merged into North American Van Lines in 1970 the year the Kryder Company, Inc. was administratively dissolved aong with a ridiculously disproportionate number of Indiana corporations all coincidental with a great loss of records from the state house.

In 1977 Maxfield was "appointed" President of North American Van Lines, though he had quietly been President of various truck companies which were heading into North American since the year Frank Kryder died. And in 1977 Ian M.Rolland became President of Lincoln National Life Insurance.

Maxfield was also a member of the law firm Beers, Mallers, Backs, and Salin, and a Director of Fort Wayne National Corporation. Beers was the County Attorney, and Salin became Secretary of State in 1969.

"Knights Inn" merged into Transtar in 1993 the expiration year of Fairfield B Trust F.S. 58070, "twenty years after the death of Lauren O. King, Trustee."

North American Van Lines merged into Transtar in 1994.

Transtar is a subsidiary of U.S. Steel and North American's Joseph Ruffolo along with Leonard Rifkin (of Fort Wayne's scrap metal giant Omnisource, a client of Barrett & McNagny) currently have their own Steel Dynamics going on.

In 1998 Clayton, Dubilier & Rice acquired North American Van Lines from Norfolk Southern for $169 million less than what Maxfield sold it for in 1985. And in 1999 Allied and North American received U.S. Antitrust approval to form the world’s largest relocation and van line logistics company, in a transaction valued at approximately $450 million.

The PR also notes that The North American Fleet is or was painted by Bordner Graphics, a company owned by David Bordner, the son of Glenn W. Bordner, Frank H. Kryder's federal estate tax attorney/corporate officer.


 

NAVPAC, Inc., A.O.I. 8/08/1963, merged into North American Van Lines 12/31/1970


Florida Foreign Profit LHI LAND SALES, INC.(NAME CHANGE 07/23/1990 OLD NAME WAS : LINCOLN NATIONAL LAND SALES, INC. NAME CHANGE 12/06/1982 OLD NAME WAS : LNC LAND SALES, INC) 85 BROAD STREET NEW YORK NY 10004 Filed 12/31/1970 State IN REVOKED 10/16/1998 Agent C T CORPORATION SYSTEM 1200 S. PINE ISLAND RD PLANTATION FL 33324 Name Changed: 11/05/1990 Officer/Director NEIDICH, DANIEL M 85 BROAD STREET NEW YORK NY 10004 DP WEIL, DAVID M 85 BROAD STREET NEW YORK NY DVP NAUGHTON, KEVIN D. 85 BROAD STREET NEW YORK NY VPST WILLIAMS, TODD A. 100 CRESCENT COURT, SUITE 1000 DALLAS TX DVP HAMAMOTO, DAVID 85 BROAD ST NEW YORK NY DVP ALLEN, KIMBERLY J 100 CRESCENT COURT, SUITE 1000 DALLAS TX 75201

NORTH AMERICAN CAPITAL CORP. (FOREIGN PROFIT) Officers PO BOX 936 WESTBURY, NY 11590 Filing Date 12/31/1970 HOLBREICH STEVE JERICHO TURNPIKE WQESTBURY, NY 11590 NOT ON FILE

Location of Some of Clarence and Minnie Viola "Disler" Kryder's Realty:
Rural 1894-1919:
Cedarville, Cedar Creek Township, Leo, S28 T32 R13, Grabill, Decatur

Disclaimer: The Personal Representative of this family believes that evidence exists which calls into question the integrity of certain individuals who controlled the bulk of the Kryder Family's property. The PR believes that an assortment of estate documents filed in Allen County, Indiana, from an assortment of related estates, do not represent the entire truth. The information published on this website follows eight years of research. It is Public Information cited from documents recorded in the State of Indiana, and from other genuine publications. One or two statements were made directly to the Personal Representative in letters or on the phone. Experts have been consulted at considerable expense. Due to the evasiveness of fiduciaries, relatives, and known associates of the Kryders, the Personal Representative is of the opinion that harm and injustice have been done to a family entitled to protection under the PROBATE CODE OF INDIANA. This is an opinion, not the conclusion of the Personal Representative. Corrections are welcomed and will be promptly acknowledged and applied.

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