Harry Homer

Mr Harry Homer (E. Haven)

Harry Homer

Harry Homer Haven was born 28 November 1871 (one source says 1872) in Knightstown, Indiana, son of Richard Homer. Richard was born in London, England in 1819 and died in Indiana in 1902. Harry worked as a "Cattleman" and in 1912 was resident on Indianapolis, Indiana.

He boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as a first class passenger. Harry was a gambler, nicknamed "Kid", He hoped to remain anonymous, so he boarded under the name "E. Haven".

Harry Homer was rescued in lifeboat 15.

His surviving family members live in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

References and Sources

Walter Lord (1986) The Night Lives On: Thoughts, Theories and Revelations about the Titanic. London, Penguin. ISBN 0 140 27900 8

Pictures

Harry Homer

(1921) 

HARRY HOMER

 

Articles and Stories

GAMBLERS ON TITANIC ESCAPE BY DRESSING AS WOMEN

The Witney Gazette  (1912) 

GAMBLERS ON TITANIC ESCAPE BY DRESSING AS WOMEN

 
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