Mr Franz Pulbaum, 27, was born on 14 October 1884 in Germany. His occupation was machinist. In 1907 he emigrated via Bremen on board the Missouri to the United States and lived in New York. He came back to Europe for a visit, for he intended to became a citizen of the United States. He signed his declaration of intention previous to his trip to Europe on 17 February 1912 in New York. His last place of abode was Luna Park, Paris.
Mr Pulbaum boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as a second class passenger. To reach his destination New York, he bought ticket number SC/PARIS 2168 for £15 0s 8d. Franz Pulbaum died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified. His trunk has been recovered from the ocean floor and some of his personal belongings were restored amongst them was his "Declaration Of Intention".
References and Sources
Susan Wels (1997) Titanic, Legacy of the Worlds Greatest Ocean Liner. Tehabi Books
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55).
Marriages, births, deaths and injuries that have occurred on board during the voyage (PRO London, BT 100/259-260)
Hermann Söldner, Germany