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I don't have access to historic statutory records back for 1950, but you may be able to visit a local law library to see if they might have copies of the probate laws back then.
But the intestacy laws have remained essentially constant for the better part of a century so there is an extremely high probability that the 1950 probate law is the same as it is today. If he passed with a will in place, then his estate would go to whoever he named in his will. If he passed without a will, then the state intestacy statutes would kick in and his wife would take everything by default if his parents were also deceased.
The siblings would only inherit if he was unmarried at the time of death with no children and no living parents or if he had a will specifically gifting the assets to his siblings.
But 65 years later, even if something improper was done, it would be well past any statute of limitations to try to take action to correct anything now..
No worries, you can always request a refund from JustAnswer if you aren't satisfied with my service. But you will likely need to make a trip to a local law library and look up the actual statutes to research them for yourself if you want to pursue this..