Dr Washington Dodge
Dr Washington Dodge, was born in California in 1859, the son of M. T. Dodge and Eliza Rodgers.
Dr. Dodge was married to Ruth Vidaver. He had a son, Henry, from a previous marriage (1).
A prominant banker from San Francisco, California, Dodge boarded the Titanic at Southampton with his wife Ruth and Washington Dodge Jr their only son. Travelling as first class passengers, the family occupied cabin A-34 (ticket number 33638, £81 17s 2d).
Dr Dodge was rescued in lifeboat 13.
He later suffered a breakdown and shot himself, dying on 30th June, 1919 (see articles below).
References and Sources
State of California Certificate
Philip Hind (Editor)
Phillip Gowan, USA
James T. Harper, USA
Homer Thiel, USA
Related Articles and Documents
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Dr Washington Dodge
Cause of Death: Gunshot Wound
Buried: Cypress Lawn San Francisco California United States
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