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. DODGE DIES AS RESULT OF WOUNDS

San Francisco Call & Post  (1919) 

DR. DODGE DIES AS RESULT OF WOUNDS

 
DR. DODGE AND HIS FAMILY ARE SAFE

San Francisco Chronicle  (1912) 

DR. DODGE AND HIS FAMILY ARE SAFE

 
DR. DODGE AND FAMILY MAY HAVE MISSED TITANIC

San Francisco Chronicle  (1912) 

DR. DODGE AND FAMILY MAY HAVE MISSED TITANIC

 
DR. DODGE'S FATE IS STILL IN DOUBT

San Francisco Examiner  (1919) 

DR. DODGE'S FATE IS STILL IN DOUBT

 
DR. DODGE ATTEMPTS SUICIDE

San Francisco Chronicle  (1919) 

DR. DODGE ATTEMPTS SUICIDE

 
CAPT. SMITH ENDED LIFE WHEN TITANIC BEGAN TO FOUNDER

Washington Times  (1912) 

CAPT. SMITH ENDED LIFE WHEN TITANIC BEGAN TO FOUNDER

 
DOCTOR DODGE IS OPERATED ON; CONDITION SERIOUS

San Francisco Examiner  (1919) 

DOCTOR DODGE IS OPERATED ON; CONDITION SERIOUS

 
300 OF TITANIC'S PASSENGERS WERE BOOKED AT PARIS

Chicago American  (1912) 

300 OF TITANIC'S PASSENGERS WERE BOOKED AT PARIS

 
DR. DODGE MAY RECOVER: HAD BEEN GUARDED

San Francisco Chronicle  (1919) 

DR. DODGE MAY RECOVER: HAD BEEN GUARDED

 
DR. DODGE DIES FROM WOUNDS HE INFLICTED

San Francisco Examiner  (1919) 

DR. DODGE DIES FROM WOUNDS HE INFLICTED

 
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