Mr Arthur Larned Ryerson

Arthur Larned Ryerson

Mr Arthur Larned Ryerson, 61, from Haverford, PA, USA boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg (ticket number 17608, price 262 7s 6d) with his wife Mrs Emily Ryerson and their children Emily Borie Ryerson, John Borie Ryerson and Suzette Parker Ryerson. Their eventual destination was Cooperstown, NY. Mrs Ryerson also brought her maid Miss Victorine Chaudanson.

The family were hurrying back to America after learning of the death of their son Arthur Ryerson jr. (see below). Another child Ellen Ryerson (later Mrs Salvatore) was not aboard the Titanic. She died in New York in 1973.

Unknown to Arthur was the presence on the Titanic of a distant (4th) cousin. William Edwy Ryseron worked as a steward in the dining saloon.

Arthur Ryerson was lost in the sinking, his body, if recovered, was never identified.

Credits
Dick von Briesen
Phillip Gowan, USA

References and Sources
Freeman''s Journal (Cooperstown, New York), April 10, 1912, Obituary of Arthur Larned Ryerson jr.

Pictures

Arthur Ryerson

(1912) 

ARTHUR RYERSON

 

Articles and Stories

Memorial (3)

MEMORIAL (3)

 
VICTOR SALVATORE, SCULPTOR, IS DEAD

New York Times  (1965) 

VICTOR SALVATORE, SCULPTOR, IS DEAD

 
MISS RYERSON TO WED

New York Times  (1915) 

MISS RYERSON TO WED

 
Death Notice of Arthur L. Ryerson, Jr.

New York Times  (1912) 

DEATH NOTICE OF ARTHUR L. RYERSON, JR.

 
COL. GRACIE DIES, HAUNTED BY TITANIC

New York Times  (1912) 

COL. GRACIE DIES, HAUNTED BY TITANIC

 
POSTPONE RYERSON FUNERAL

Evening Bulletin  (1912) 

POSTPONE RYERSON FUNERAL

 
MASSACHUSETTS VICTIMS OF THE TITANIC TRAGEDY

The Evening Post  (1912) 

MASSACHUSETTS VICTIMS OF THE TITANIC TRAGEDY

 
Arthur Larned Ryerson : Family Information

ARTHUR LARNED RYERSON : FAMILY INFORMATION

 
SEVERAL VICTIMS OF TITANIC DISASTER WELL-KNOWN IN CITY

Binghamton Press  (1912) 

SEVERAL VICTIMS OF TITANIC DISASTER WELL-KNOWN IN CITY

 
TITANIC WIDOW TO WED

New York Times  (1927) 

TITANIC WIDOW TO WED

 
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