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

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DR. WASHINGTON DODGE

 

Articles and Stories

DOCTOR DODGE IS OPERATED ON; CONDITION SERIOUS

San Francisco Examiner  (1919) 

DOCTOR DODGE IS OPERATED ON; CONDITION SERIOUS

 
DR. WASHINGTON DODGE TRIES SUICIDE; MAY DIE

San Francisco Examiner  (1919) 

DR. WASHINGTON DODGE TRIES SUICIDE; MAY DIE

 
DR. DODGE'S FATE IS STILL IN DOUBT

San Francisco Examiner  (1919) 

DR. DODGE'S FATE IS STILL IN DOUBT

 
WASHINGTON DODGE MAY RECOVER, HIS PHYSICIAN THINKS

San Francisco Bulletin  (1919) 

WASHINGTON DODGE MAY RECOVER, HIS PHYSICIAN THINKS

 
DR. DODGE AND FAMILY MAY HAVE MISSED TITANIC

San Francisco Chronicle  (1912) 

DR. DODGE AND FAMILY MAY HAVE MISSED TITANIC

 
DEATH HOVERING OVER DR. DODGE; END IS EXPECTED

San Francisco Examiner  (1919) 

DEATH HOVERING OVER DR. DODGE; END IS EXPECTED

 
DR. DODGE GIVES STORY OF RESCUE

San Francisco Bulletin  (1912) 

DR. DODGE GIVES STORY OF RESCUE

 
DODGE

Unidentified Newspaper  (1919) 

DODGE

 
DR. WASHINGTON DODGE DIES AT LOCAL HOSPITAL

San Francisco Chronicle  (1919) 

DR. WASHINGTON DODGE DIES AT LOCAL HOSPITAL

 
DR. DODGE MAY RECOVER: HAD BEEN GUARDED

San Francisco Chronicle  (1919) 

DR. DODGE MAY RECOVER: HAD BEEN GUARDED

 
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