U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Logo Exhibit 9, 342 FW 3
Standard for Naming 
an Ownership
FWM#: 368 (New)
Date: June 17, 2001
Series: Real Property
Part 342: Realty Operations
Originating Office: Division of Realty
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When the ownership is... ...you will use the following format for the ownership name...
a State State of Oregon
a County Starr County
a City or Town Denver
a subdivision Meadow School District No. 29
an individual Smith, John
two or more individuals, or a partnership Smith, John, et al.

You must use the name of the principal member or the member handling the transaction.

an estate undergoing administration Smith Estate, John

You must use the name for whom the estate is being administered. You must not use the name of the trustee, receiver, administrator, or executor of the estate.

a corporation or partnership Smith Lumber Company
For additional information regarding this Web page, contact Krista Bibb, in the Division of Policy and Directives Management, at Krista_Bibb@fws.gov.  For information on the specific contents of this exhibit, contact the Division of Realty.
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