Richard F. Becker

Master Richard F. Becker

Master Richard F. Becker, 1, was born in Kodaikanal, India. He boarded the Titanic at Southampton. He was travelling with his mother Nellie and sisters Marion and Ruth from India to Benton Harbour, Michigan. Their ticket was #230136 and cost 39. Richard was rescued along with his mother and Marion in lifeboat 11.

He was first married to Eva Marie Anderson who died October 11. 1942 at the age of 30 in St. Louis, MO. Richard became a singer and in later life a social welfare worker. Widowed for a second time, he passed away in 1975.

References and Sources
Peoria Journal Star, September 7 1975, Obituary
State of Illinois Certificate of Death (#75049008)

Credits
Phillip Gowan, USA

Articles and Stories

RICHARD BECKER

Peoria Journal Star  (1975) 

RICHARD BECKER

 
REMAINS IN HOPE HUSBAND IS SAVED

Cleveland Plain Dealer  (1912) 

REMAINS IN HOPE HUSBAND IS SAVED

 
LOCAL INTEREST IN TITANIC LOSS

Adams County News  (1912) 

LOCAL INTEREST IN TITANIC LOSS

 
Rescue of Mrs Becker

Gettysburg Complier  (1912) 

RESCUE OF MRS BECKER

 
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