Herman Klaber

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.

Notes
1. The spellig of his name varies between sources. 2. Some say 1905

References and Sources
The News Tribune (Tacoma WA), April 12, 2001, King of hops: The legacy of Herman Klaber

Credits
Hermann Sldner, Germany Michael Findlay, USA Angela Smith

Articles and Stories

MR. SUTTON'S BODY TO BE SENT HOME

Camden Post-Telegram  (1912) 

MR. SUTTON'S BODY TO BE SENT HOME

 
King of hops: The legacy of Herman Klaber

News Tribune  (2001) 

KING OF HOPS: THE LEGACY OF HERMAN KLABER

 
TITANIC WIDOW KILLED BY A FORMER SUITOR

Chicago Examiner  (1914) 

TITANIC WIDOW KILLED BY A FORMER SUITOR

 
HERMAN KLABER ON BOARD THE TITANIC

San Francisco Examiner  (1912) 

HERMAN KLABER ON BOARD THE TITANIC

 
Oregonians on Ship

The San Francisco Call  (1912) 

OREGONIANS ON SHIP

 
RESIDENTS OF SACRAMENTO ON BOARD VESSEL

The San Francisco Call  (1912) 

RESIDENTS OF SACRAMENTO ON BOARD VESSEL

 
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