Mr Herman Klaber
Hermann1 K Klaber was born in San Francisco, California in 1867 to George Kalber. George had been in Austria in 1835 and had married Hermann's mother Bertha in Austria, In 1875.
Herman Klaber was married in 19072 to Gertrude Ginsberg, a native of Sacramento, California. The Klabers had one child, a daughter, Bernice, who was born on 8 February 1910 in Portland, Oregon.
Klaber, a native of San Francisco resident in Portland, had been on a three month business tour of Europe for his firm of hop merchants Klaber, Wolf & Netter, he boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a first class passenger (ticket number 113028, £26 11s). He occupied cabin C-124 together with Austen Partner.
Mr Klaber died in the sinking, his body, if recovered, was never identified.
After Klaber's death on the Titanic, Gertrude took Bernice and went back to Sacramento to live with her parents. Gertrude never remarried after her husband's death on the Titanic. She died on 17 March 1961.
Bernice Klaber married Samuel Jacobs of Sacramento. The couple resided in San Francisco where Bernice died on 23 February 1962, aged 52. Samuel Jacobs died on 1 May 1997 in San Francisco.
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Hermann Söldner, Germany Michael Findlay, USA Angela Smith
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