Stock basis.

Greetings to all,
I have an elderly client who held a large number of shares in Georgia Pacific which last year was bought out for cash and need to find a
basis. We do not know when the stocks were purchased, but probably in the seventies. The broker has records only into the nineties. Allowing for stock splits it would have taken only a few dozen shares to have generated the holding so it would be difficult to isolate the purchase in bank records. Georgia Pacific no longer exists so there is no stockholder services dept. to go to for information. I suspect records of ownership still exist, but getting access to them is the problem. Any suggestions?
Regards, Bob Taylor philologos at mindspring dot com
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Greetings to all,
I have an elderly client who held a large number of shares in Georgia Pacific which last year was bought out for cash and need to find a basis. We do not know when the stocks were purchased, but probably in the seventies. The broker has records only into the nineties. Allowing for stock splits it would have taken only a few dozen shares to have generated the holding so it would be difficult to isolate the purchase in bank records. Georgia Pacific no longer exists so there is no stockholder services dept. to go to for information. I suspect records of ownership still exist, but getting access to them is the problem. Any suggestions?
Regards, Bob Taylor philologos at mindspring dot com
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Greetings to all,
I have an elderly client who held a large number of shares in Georgia Pacific which last year was bought out for cash and need to find a basis. We do not know when the stocks were purchased, but probably in the seventies. The broker has records only into the nineties. Allowing for stock splits it would have taken only a few dozen shares to have generated the holding so it would be difficult to isolate the purchase in bank records. Georgia Pacific no longer exists so there is no stockholder services dept. to go to for information. I suspect records of ownership still exist, but getting access to them is the problem. Any suggestions?
Regards, Bob Taylor philologos at mindspring dot com
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