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REDWOOD : THE HOME OF JOHN B. THAYER   REDWOOD : THE HOME OF JOHN B. THAYER

"Redwood" the Estate of John B. Thayer, Vice President, Pennsylvania Railroad. This was located on Cheswold Lane, Haverford, Pennsylvania. ...
The World Evening Edition (New York) DIXON TAKES THAYER'S PLACE
8th May 1912
The Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company to-day elected George D. Dixon, formerly freight traffic manager, a vice-president of the company in charge of traffic. Mr. Dixon fills a vacancy caused by the death of John B. Thayer,...
Philadelphia Inquirer LOIS THAYER OF ROSEMONT; ACTIVE IN COMMUNITY AFFAIRS
26th June 1977
Lois Thayer, 82, a member of a prominent Philadelphia family, died Saturday a the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She lived at 103 Airdale Rd., Rosemont, PA. The former Lois Buchanan Cassatt, she was a great-great-niece of Jame...
Chicago Examiner LAKE SHIP FLAGS LOWERED

Placed at Half-Mast in Memory of President J. B. Thayer Duluth, April 20--Flags were placed at half-mast on all ships of the Anchor Line in the harbor here today, out of respect for President J. B. Thayer of that lin...
Philadelphia Inquirer MRS. JOHN B. THAYER
15th April 1944
Mrs. John B. Thayer, widow of John B. Thayer, prominent Philadelphian and Pennsylvania Railroad official, died yesterday on the 32nd anniversary of her husband's death in the Titanic disaster. She was 72. When the Titanic sunk on April 14,...
Daily Telegraph TITANIC FOR MONTAUK, LONG ISLAND - 1910 VISION
27th October 1910
Passengers to take railway connection to New York...
New York Times HOW J. B. THAYER DIED
19th April 1912
Swept from Raft to Which His Son Managed to Cling --- The manner in which John B. Thayer, Second Vice President of the Pennsylvania Railroad, met his death along with eighteen or twenty other men was described last night by Mrs. W. C. ...
New York Times DEATH NOTICE
9th May 1912
SMITH---James Clinch, lost on the Titanic, April 15. Memorial services will be held at St. James's Church, St. James, L. I., Saturday, May 11, at 3:30. Train leaves Pennsylvania Station at 1:25 P. M....
New York Times MRS. POTTER GETS GIMBEL AWARD
29th December 1939
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 28 (AP)---Mrs. Thomas Potter Jr., an active Red Cross worker since 1916, has received the eighth annual Gimbel Award presented to “Philadelphia’s outstanding woman of 1939.” Mrs. Potter, secretary of the Southeastern Pennsylvan...
New York Times ACTRESS SUES DE CAMP
19th December 1914
Horace S. De Camp, who married the widow of Daniel V. [sic] Marvin, one of the victims of the Titanic disaster, a year ago, has been sued by Miss Florence E. Clark, an actress, for $50,000 for breach of promise. Yesterday an application was made in ...
Philadelphia Inquirer THAYER WATCH FOUND IN HOME
22nd September 1945
A gold watch, reported missing following the discovery of the body of John B. Thayer, 3d, financial vice president of the University of Pennsylvania , in his parked automobile last Friday, mysteriously turned up at his home yesterday. A f...
  RED CROSS FILE FOR 'MRS FAUNTHORPE'

Notes by the red cross on the case of William Faunthorpe's mistress....
  FAMILY INFORMATION

Norman Campbell Chambers (1884-1966) was the son of James Cambell Chambers, from Pennsylvania, and Jeanette Hargleroad (b. 1855), also from this state. James and Jeanette later settled in New York. He was first married to Bertha M. Gr...
  PERSONAL INFORMATION
1912
Miss Hildur Elisabeth Hirvonen, 2, was born in Finland on 15th February 1910 as the daughter of Alexander Hirvonen and Helga Elisabeth Lindqvist. She lived in Taalintelidas, Finland. Hildur boarded as a third class passenger at Southa...
Philadelphia Inquirer J.B. THAYER, 3D, ENDS LIFE IN AUTO
23rd September 1945
John B. Thayer, 3d, financial vice president of the University of Pennsylvania and a member of an old Philadelphia family, who had been reported missing since Wednesday, was found dead, his wrists and throat cut, in a parked automobile near the P....
  PERSONAL INFORMATION
1912
Mrs Alexander Hirvonen (nee Helga Elisabeth Lindqvist), 22, was born in Finland on 2nd January 1890 as daughter Carl and Elisabeth Lindqvist. She lived in Taalintelidas, Finland. Helga was married to Alexander Hirvonen and had a daugh...
Philadelphia Inquirer JOHN B. "JACK" THAYER III:OBITUARY
23rd September 1945
J.B. THAYER, 3D, ENDS LIFE IN AUTO John B. Thayer, 3d, financial vice president of the University of Pennsylvania and a member of an old Philadelphia family, who had been reported missing since Wednesday, was found d...
Camden Post-Telegram MR. SUTTON'S BODY TO BE SENT HOME
27th April 1912
Dr. Tomlin, of Haddonfield, in Halifax to Care for Corpse of Titanic Victim -- WIDENER'S BODY IS BURIED AT SEA --- Dr. F. H. Tomlin, of Haddonfield, is in Halifax, N. S., to receive the body of Frederick Sutt...
New York Times MRS. ELOISE HUGHES SMITH REWEDS
11th April 1923
HUNTINGTON, W. Va., Apr. 10---Mrs. Eloise Hughes Smith, a survivor of the Titanic disaster, to whom a divorce was granted a month ago from Robert P. Daniel of Philadelphia, another survivor of the same disaster, was married Saturday at Ironton, Ohio,...
New York Times R. NORRIS WILLIAMS 2D, TENNIS TITLIST, DEAD AT 77
4th June 1968
Survivor of Titanic's Sinking Was on 7 Davis Cup Teams---Pennsylvania Historian --- Special to The New York Times --- PHILADELPHIA, June 3---R. Norris Williams 2d, former national tennis champion and a survivor of the sin...
New York Times DYING MAN'S SON FOUND
29th October 1910
Potter Coming from Alaska to Atlantic City to See His Father --- ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., Oct. 28---For more than a month the family of Col. Thomas Potter, who is dying at his seaside home here, has been searching for his favorite ...
Western Morning News TITANIC DISASTER, WESTCOUNTRY PASSENGERS AND CREW
18th April 1912
Henry Rogers, of Tavistock, a second class passenger, was the son of the late Mr J G Rogers, stone mason, and grandson of Mr J S Rogers, who carries on the business at Tavistock. The young man was 18 years of age and had been in service with Rev. Ma...
New York Times COL. WILSON POTTER
13th June 1946
Big-Game Hunter Obtained Heads for Smithsonian Institution --- PHILADELPHIA, June 12 (AP)---Col. Wilson Potter, big-game hunter and University of Pennsylvania football star in 1906 and 1907, died last night at his home here after a long...
New York Times DR. ALEXANDER H. RICE GETS WIFE'S MILLIONS
17th August 1937
Will of Former Eleanor Elkins Leaves All to Two Children After His Death --- NEWPORT, R. I, Aug. 16 (AP)--The will of Eleanor Elkins Rice, leaving an estate estimated variously at from $5,000,000 to $50,000,000, was filed today in Proba...
New York Times MARION SCRANTON MARRIED
17th January 1932
Wedded at Scranton, Pa., to Edward Mayer of This City --- Special to The New York Times --- SCRANTON, Pa., Jan. 16---Miss Marion Margery Scranton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Worthington Scranton, the latter a member of the R...
Chicago Examiner 2 BOXERS DIE ON TITANIC
20th April 1912
Leslie Williams and Arthur Bowen Coming From Wales for Fights Two professional boxers of Wales, Leslie Williams and Andy Bowen, lost their lives when the Titanic foundered.  They were...
New-York Tribune J. P. MORGAN SAILS ON THE BALTIC
14th March 1907
Reported Conference with Railroad Presidents---Steamer Sinks Barge --- J. Pierpont Morgan sailed for Europe yesterday on the The White Star Liner Baltic. It was said would probably be away for several months, it was...
Paterson Morning Call MISS FUNK ONE OF THE DEAD
22nd April 1912
Former House Secretary of the Local Y. W. C. A. Was on Titanic ---------- COMING FROM INDIA ---------- Was Missionary There and Intended Spending Part of Furlough in Paterson ---------- A large number...
New York Times MRS. LOUISE U.-S. JONES IS ENGAGED TO MARRY
26th August 1953
Mrs. J. Hippach Unander-Scharin of Wianno, Mass., formerly of Chicago and Lake Forest, Ill., has announced here the engagement of her daughter, Mrs. Louise Unander-Scharin Jones, to John Maclay Mirkil, son of William I. Mirkil of Meadowlane Farm, New...
New York Times TITANIC SURVIVOR DIES
3rd January 1954
Mrs. Lilly Potter, 98, Was ‘Grand Old Lady’ of Red Cross --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 2---Mrs. Lilly A. Wilson Potter, a descendant of the Mayflower Pilgrims who was known as the “Grand Old L...
White Plains Daily Argus TALKED WITH STEAD'S SPIRIT, WOMAN SAYS
24th April 1912
TELLS SPIRITUALISTS LOST EDITOR APPEARED TO HER Pittsburgh, April 24 - "Happy, but preparing to be with us in the spirit," was the way Mrs. Mary L. Feldman of Carrick, a delegate to the fifth annual convention of the Pennsylvania...
Newark Evening News FORMER SECRETARY OF PATERSON Y. W. C. A. LOST
22nd April 1912
PATERSON, April 22---Returning from India, where she was engaged in missionary work, Miss Annie Funk, for several years secretary of the Young Women’s Christian Association, was one of those lost on the Titanic. This was her first furlough in five ...