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Notable Passengers Onboard the Titanic

On Board the RMS Titanic in the Great Disaster: Notable Passengers.

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

  1. MR. BRUCE ISMAY, CHAIRMAN OF THE WHITE STAR LINE. (SAVED)
  2. MAJOR A. PEUCHEN, OF THE CANADIAN RIFLES, came to England with the Canadian regiment brought over by Colonel Pellatt.
  3. MAJOR A. W. BUTT, AIDE-DE-CAMP TO PRESIDENT TAFT.
  4. MR. C. M. HAYS, PRESIDENT OF THE GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY
  5. MRS. J. J. ASTOR.
  6. 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.
  7. LADY COSMO DUFF-GORDON (KNOWN AS “LUCILE"), WIFE OF SIR COSMO DUFF-GORDON. BT. 
  8. MR. JACK PHILLIPS, WIRELESS OPERATOR ON THE “TITANIC,” is a son of Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Phillips, of  Godalming.
  9. 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.
  10. MR. DANIEL MARVIN, SON OF THE HEAD OF A GREAT AMERICAN CINEMATOGRAPH FIRM.
  11. MRS. DANIEL MARVIN. Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Marvin, both under twenty, were returning from their honeymoon.
  12. 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.
  13. MR. BENJAMIN GUGGENHEIM, A WELL-KNOWN AMERICAN BANKER AND MULTI-MILLIONAIRE
  14. MR. KARL H. BEHR, THE LAWN-TENNIS PLAYER.
  15. 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.

Notable Titanic Passengers, Saved and Lost. The Illustrated London News (11 May 1912) p. 687. GGA Image ID # 1014e1e3ab.

Notable Passengers, Second Image

  1. 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.
  2. MR. ALGERNON H. BARKWORTH (SAVED).  J.P. East Riding of Yorkshire, of Tranby House, Heasle, East Yorks.
  3. MR. THOMAS ANDREWS. JUN. (LOST). A managing director of Messrs. Harland and Wolff, builders of the “Titanic.”
  4. MR. JOHN HARPER (LOST). Minister of the Walworth Road Baptist Chapel, London, formerly of Paisley Road Baptist Church, Glasgow.
  5. MR. FRANCIS D. MlLLET (LOST). American artist. Painter of many well known pictures, including "Between Two Fires."
  6. MR. J. P. MOODY (LOST). Sixth officer of the “Titanic.” A native of Grimsby.
  7. 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.
  8. MR. H. O. LOWE (SAVED). Filth Officer of the "Titanic." A native of Llandudno.
  9. MR. WILLIAM B. CARTER (SAVED). Former Senator, from Montana.
  10. 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.
  11. MR. LAURENCE BEESLEY (SAVED). Writer of a most lucid account of the disaster. A former Science Master at Dulwich College.
  12. MRS. W. E. CARTER (SAVED). Wife of Senator Carter. Well known in American Society.
  13. MR. CHRISTOPHER HEAD (LOST). Formerly Mayor of Chelsea.

Bibliography

"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.

 

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