Notable Passengers Onboard the Titanic
On Board the RMS Titanic in the Great Disaster: Notable Passengers. The Illustrated London News (4 May 1912) p. 658. GGA Image ID # 101479dfbe
Notable Passengers, First Image
- MR. BRUCE ISMAY, CHAIRMAN OF THE WHITE STAR LINE. (SAVED)
- MAJOR A. PEUCHEN, OF THE CANADIAN RIFLES, came to England with the Canadian regiment brought over by Colonel Pellatt.
- MAJOR A. W. BUTT, AIDE-DE-CAMP TO PRESIDENT TAFT.
- MR. C. M. HAYS, PRESIDENT OF THE GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY
- MRS. J. J. ASTOR.
- COLONEL J. J. ASTOR. THE MULTI-MILLIONAIRE. The stir caused in New York by Colonel J. J. Astor's marriage to Miss Madeline Talmage Force is a matter of recent memory.
- LADY COSMO DUFF-GORDON (KNOWN AS “LUCILE"), WIFE OF SIR COSMO DUFF-GORDON. BT.
- MR. JACK PHILLIPS, WIRELESS OPERATOR ON THE “TITANIC,” is a son of Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Phillips, of Godalming.
- THE COUNTESS OF ROTHES, was on her way to meet her husband, the Earl, in California, where he has, it is said, bought large fruit-farms.
- MR. DANIEL MARVIN, SON OF THE HEAD OF A GREAT AMERICAN CINEMATOGRAPH FIRM.
- MRS. DANIEL MARVIN. Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Marvin, both under twenty, were returning from their honeymoon.
- MR. W. T. STEAD, the distinguished journalist and editor of the "Review of Reviews," was going to address a meeting on the "World's Peace," in Carnegie Hall. New York, on April 21.
- MR. BENJAMIN GUGGENHEIM, A WELL-KNOWN AMERICAN BANKER AND MULTI-MILLIONAIRE
- MR. KARL H. BEHR, THE LAWN-TENNIS PLAYER.
- MR ISIDOR STRAUS, A MEMBER OF CONGRESS AND A MULTI-MILLIONAIRE BANKER. Mr. Isidor Straus is a partner in the great firm of Messrs. R H. Macy, of New York.
The passengers on the "Titanic" included many distinguished people, both English and American. Among them were several American millionaires, who represented collectively something like £100,000,000 of capital.
At the moment of writing, the news is so fragmentary that it is impossible to give a final list of the passengers who have survived.
Notable Titanic Passengers, Saved and Lost. The Illustrated London News (11 May 1912) p. 687. GGA Image ID # 1014e1e3ab.
Notable Passengers, Second Image
- MR. HOWARD B. CASE (LOST). Managing Director, Vacuum Oil Company. Took a prominent part in getting women and children to the boats; described as "one of the big heroes" of the disaster.
- MR. ALGERNON H. BARKWORTH (SAVED). J.P. East Riding of Yorkshire, of Tranby House, Heasle, East Yorks.
- MR. THOMAS ANDREWS. JUN. (LOST). A managing director of Messrs. Harland and Wolff, builders of the “Titanic.”
- MR. JOHN HARPER (LOST). Minister of the Walworth Road Baptist Chapel, London, formerly of Paisley Road Baptist Church, Glasgow.
- MR. FRANCIS D. MlLLET (LOST). American artist. Painter of many well known pictures, including "Between Two Fires."
- MR. J. P. MOODY (LOST). Sixth officer of the “Titanic.” A native of Grimsby.
- MR. HAROLD BRIDE (SAVED). Second wireless operator on the “Titanic.” Reported to have dealt with a man who endeavored to remove the first operator's life-belt. Gave evidence at Senatorial inquiry.
- MR. H. O. LOWE (SAVED). Filth Officer of the "Titanic." A native of Llandudno.
- MR. WILLIAM B. CARTER (SAVED). Former Senator, from Montana.
- MR. CHARLES WILLIAMS (SAVED). Racquets Coach at Harrow. Reported to have described how Captain Smith swam to a boat with a child before he sank.
- MR. LAURENCE BEESLEY (SAVED). Writer of a most lucid account of the disaster. A former Science Master at Dulwich College.
- MRS. W. E. CARTER (SAVED). Wife of Senator Carter. Well known in American Society.
- MR. CHRISTOPHER HEAD (LOST). Formerly Mayor of Chelsea.
"On Board The 'Titanic' in the Great Disaster: Notable Passengers," in The Illustrated London News, 4 May 1912, p. 658.
"Saved and Lost: Notable 'Titanic' Passengers, " in The Illustrated London News, 11 May 1912, p.687.