Mrs Edith Graham (née Junkins)
Mrs William Thompson Graham (Edith Ware Junkins) was born on 6 December 1863.
A resident of Greenwich, Connecticut, Mrs Graham was the wife of a leading industrialist W. T. Graham, founder of the Dixie Cup Company.
She boarded the Titanic at Southampton with her daughter Margaret; she occupied cabin C-91 (ticket number17582, £153 9s 3d).
According to a newspaper interview the two ladies were helped to the lifeboats by Washington Roebling and Howard B. Case.
Mother and daughter were rescued in lifeboat 3.
Edith died in Greenwich, Connecticut on 29 December 1924. She was buried at Putnam Cemetery, Greenwich, Connecticut.
Articles and Stories
References and Sources
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55)
CreditsPat Cook, USA
Phillip Gowan, USA
Hermann Söldner, Germany
Craig Stringer, UK
Geoff Whitfield, UK
Link and cite this page
(2013) Edith Graham Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #139, accessed 5th December 2013 12:07:46 PM) URL : http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-survivor/edith-graham.html
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mrs Edith Graham (née Junkins)
Born: October 1852
Age: 59 years (Female)
Married to: William Thompson
Last Residence: in Greenwich Surrey England
1st Class Passengers
First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. 17582 , £153 9s 3d
Cabin No.: C91
Rescued (boat 3)
Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
Died: Monday 29th December 1924