George Rosenshine

Mr George Rosenshine (George Thorne)

Mr George Rosenshine was born in 1866. He came from New York City worked for the family firm of Rosenshine Bros. The company was involved in the import business, including ostrich feathers.

He boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg under the assumed name of George Thorne because his travelling companion was his mistress Maybelle Thorne. The couple were returning from a business trip and holiday. They held first class ticket No. PC 17585 (£79 4s).

Maybelle was saved in Collapsible D, but George perished, his body was later recovered by the MacKay Bennett.

NO. 16. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 50.

CLOTHING - Dark grey overcoat; black suit; black gloves; underclothing; marked " G. R".

EFFECTS - Gold watch; memo book; bunch of keys; letter of credit; Guaranty Trust Company, New York, No. 9899; notes in pocket book; $430; U. S. A. Bond in memo book; affidavit of personal prop. For Mrs G. M. Thorne, N. Y.; letter of indication for above.

PROBABLY FIRST CLASS

ADDRESS IN POCKET BOOK

GEO. ROSENSHINE.,
57 & 59 East Eleventh St., N. Y.

The body was claimed by his brother and forwarded to New York. He was buried at the Bayside Cemetery, Brooklyn (?Queens, Long Island), New York. The cemetery and the Rosenshine lot has fallen into serious disrepair owing, because of its geographic location, to considerable crime. Amidst the tangled weeds and fallen headstones, one can read George Rosenshine's simple stone in the family lot:

  
© Michael A. Findlay, USA

References and Sources

Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public Archives of Nova Scotia)

Credits
Phillip Gowan, USA
Michael A. Findlay, USA

Articles and Stories

General information

GENERAL INFORMATION

 
Prayer Service Notice for George Rosenshine

New York Times  (1912) 

PRAYER SERVICE NOTICE FOR GEORGE ROSENSHINE

 
TRIBUTE	TO STRAUS PAID IN SYNAGOGUES

New York Times  (1912) 

TRIBUTE TO STRAUS PAID IN SYNAGOGUES

 
ROSENSHINE WILL HOLDS

New York Times  (1912) 

ROSENSHINE WILL HOLDS

 
FIREMEN OVERCOME BY SMOKE

New York Times  (1893) 

FIREMEN OVERCOME BY SMOKE

 
ROSENSHINE LEFT $161,033

New York Times  (1913) 

ROSENSHINE LEFT $161,033

 
WILLS FOR PROBATE

New York Times  (1912) 

WILLS FOR PROBATE

 
FIGHT TITANIC VICTIM'S WILL

New York Times  (1912) 

FIGHT TITANIC VICTIM'S WILL

 
Death Notice of George Rosenshine

New York Times  (1912) 

DEATH NOTICE OF GEORGE ROSENSHINE

 
PROVING FOREMAN ON TITANIC

New York Times  (1912) 

PROVING FOREMAN ON TITANIC

 

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