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How can I locate the social security number of a deceased relative if I do not know what it is?

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My brother was killed in a car wreck in 1964. He was in the Army at the time and had taken out a life insurance policy that my parents never claimed. I want to try to see if that policy still is open. Neither my brother nor I know what his SSN was.

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Good afternoon. You can get it from his death certificate. If you don't have a copy of the death certificate, you can get it from the health department of the county that issued the certificate originally.

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