Edwin Nelson Jr. Kimball

Mr Edwin Nelson Jr. Kimball

Edwin Nelson Jr. Kimball

Mr Edwin Nelson Kimball jr, 42, was born in Atlanta, Georgia on 9 March 1870. He was the son of Edwin Kimball and Emma Cook.

Mr Kimball, from Boston, Massachusetts boarded the Titanic at Southampton with his wife Gertrude. Travelling as first class passengers (ticket number 11753, £52 11s 1d), they occupied cabin D-19.

The couple were rescued in lifeboat 5 with their friends Richard and Sallie Beckwith, Karl Behr and Helen Newsom.

Mr Edwin Nelson Kimball was the president of the Hallet, Davis Piano Company in Boston, Massachusetts.

After the sinking, Mr Kimball continued to make his home just outside of the Boston area.

He died in Newton Massachusetts on 6 April 1927 and was buried at Newton Cemetery, West Newton, Massachusetts.

References and Sources

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Standard Certificate of Death
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])

Credits

Phillip Gowan, USA
Michael A. Findlay, USA

Pictures

Newton, Massachsetts family homestead and site of Edwin's funeral

NEWTON, MASSACHSETTS FAMILY HOMESTEAD AND SITE OF EDWIN'S FUNERAL

 
E. N. KIMBALL---Lost on Titanic

(1912) 

E. N. KIMBALL---LOST ON TITANIC

 

Articles and Stories

BOSTON MAN MISSING

New York Times  (1912) 

BOSTON MAN MISSING

 
E. N. Kimball Saved

Washington Herald  (1912) 

E. N. KIMBALL SAVED

 
DREAD OF LIFEBOATS BY PASSENGERS TOLD

Chicago Evening Post  (1912) 

DREAD OF LIFEBOATS BY PASSENGERS TOLD

 
Edwin Kimball's Grave

EDWIN KIMBALL'S GRAVE

 
NO NEWS OF KIMBALLS

Brooklyn Daily Times  (1912) 

NO NEWS OF KIMBALLS

 
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