5301.16 Execution of conveyance by state when purchaser dies before deed made.

When the purchaser of land from the state dies before a deed is made, and the lands pass to another by descent or devise, and the title still remains in him, or when the person to whom the lands have so passed has conveyed them or his interest therein to another person, by deed of general warranty or quitclaim, upon the proof of such facts being made to him and the attorney general, the governor shall execute the deed directly to the person entitled to the lands, although such person derives his title through one or more successive conveyances from the person to whom the lands passed by descent or devise.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953 .