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

WASHINGTON DODGE MAY RECOVER, HIS PHYSICIAN THINKS

San Francisco Bulletin  (1919) 

WASHINGTON DODGE MAY RECOVER, HIS PHYSICIAN THINKS

 
FUNERAL OF DR. DODGE TO BE HELD THURSDAY

San Francisco Call & Post  (1919) 

FUNERAL OF DR. DODGE TO BE HELD THURSDAY

 
DR. WASHINGTON DODGE DIES AT LOCAL HOSPITAL

San Francisco Chronicle  (1919) 

DR. WASHINGTON DODGE DIES AT LOCAL HOSPITAL

 
CAPT. SMITH ENDED LIFE WHEN TITANIC BEGAN TO FOUNDER

Washington Times  (1912) 

CAPT. SMITH ENDED LIFE WHEN TITANIC BEGAN TO FOUNDER

 
DR. DODGE AND HIS FAMILY ARE SAFE

San Francisco Chronicle  (1912) 

DR. DODGE AND HIS FAMILY ARE SAFE

 
DR. DODGE IN CRITICAL STATE

San Francisco Chronicle  (1919) 

DR. DODGE IN CRITICAL STATE

 
DR. DODGE'S WIFE TELLS STORY OF TITANIC WRECK

San Francisco Bulletin  (1912) 

DR. DODGE'S WIFE TELLS STORY OF TITANIC WRECK

 
300 OF TITANIC'S PASSENGERS WERE BOOKED AT PARIS

Chicago American  (1912) 

300 OF TITANIC'S PASSENGERS WERE BOOKED AT PARIS

 
DR. DODGE STILL IN SERIOUS CONDITION

San Francisco Bulletin  (1919) 

DR. DODGE STILL IN SERIOUS CONDITION

 
DEATH HOVERING OVER DR. DODGE; END IS EXPECTED

San Francisco Examiner  (1919) 

DEATH HOVERING OVER DR. DODGE; END IS EXPECTED

 
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