Washington Dodge

Dr Washington Dodge

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).

Notes
Dodge's other son, Henry was born 29th November, 1891 and died in San Francisco in August 1967.

References and Sources

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

Credits
Phillip Gowan, USA
James T. Harper, USA
Homer Thiel, USA

Pictures

Washington Dodge

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WASHINGTON DODGE

 
Dr. Washington Dodge

(1912) 

DR. WASHINGTON DODGE

 

Articles and Stories

DR. WASHINGTON DODGE TRIES SUICIDE; MAY DIE

San Francisco Examiner  (1919) 

DR. WASHINGTON DODGE TRIES SUICIDE; MAY DIE

 
DR. DODGE DYING, IS REPORT

San Francisco Bulletin  (1919) 

DR. DODGE DYING, IS REPORT

 
DR. DODGE AND FAMILY MAY HAVE MISSED TITANIC

San Francisco Chronicle  (1912) 

DR. DODGE AND FAMILY MAY HAVE MISSED TITANIC

 
SUICIDAL BULLET IS FATAL TO DR. DODGE

San Francisco Bulletin  (1919) 

SUICIDAL BULLET IS FATAL TO DR. DODGE

 
DR. DODGE DIES AS RESULT OF WOUNDS

San Francisco Call & Post  (1919) 

DR. DODGE DIES AS RESULT OF WOUNDS

 
DODGE

Unidentified Newspaper  (1919) 

DODGE

 
300 OF TITANIC'S PASSENGERS WERE BOOKED AT PARIS

Chicago American  (1912) 

300 OF TITANIC'S PASSENGERS WERE BOOKED AT PARIS

 
DR. DODGE IN CRITICAL STATE

San Francisco Chronicle  (1919) 

DR. DODGE IN CRITICAL STATE

 
DR. DODGE SHOOTS SELF; MAY DIE

San Francisco Call & Post  (1919) 

DR. DODGE SHOOTS SELF; MAY DIE

 
CAPT. SMITH ENDED LIFE WHEN TITANIC BEGAN TO FOUNDER

Washington Times  (1912) 

CAPT. SMITH ENDED LIFE WHEN TITANIC BEGAN TO FOUNDER

 
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