Mr Abraham Joseph Hyman, 34, boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger (ticket number 3470, £7, 17s, 9d). He was heading from Manchester, England to Springfield, Massachusetts. On the night of the sinking, Hyman claimed, he and other third class men were briefly detained below deck, while the women and children were allowed access to the Boat Deck.
Hyman was rescued in collapsible C. In 1913 he returned to Manchester, England where he founded a kosher delicatessen J.A. Hyman Ltd. The family continue to run a store in the city called "Titanics".
At some point he was married his wife later died.
On 29th Jan 1929 he married again to a widow Esther Rosengrass (nee Libber) at New Kahal Chassidim Synagogue, 385 Waterloo Road, Cheetham, Manchester, at the time his residence was 230 Waterloo Road, Cheetham, Manchester.
He died in 1956.
References and Sources
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55)
Everett, Marshall, ed. Nearer My God to Thee: The Story of the Wreck of the Titanic. Chicago: L.H. Walter, 1912.
New York Times, April 19, 1912, p. 8
J.A.Hyman (Titanics) website: www.titanics.co.uk accessed 17 August 2011
General Register Office : UK Registration of Death : Joseph A Hyman 1/1956 10e/16
Maurice Cowan, UK
Mark Ellis, USA
Tad Fitch, USA
Colleen Fuller, USA
Hermann Söldner, Germany