Dr William Edward Minahan
Dr William Edward Minahan, 44, was born on 20 April 1867, the son of Irish immigrants William B. Minahan and Mary Shaughnessy. He later became a well known physician in Fon du Lac, Wisconsin.
Minahan boarded the Titanic at Queenstown as first class passenger (Ticket No. 19928, £90), together with his wife Lillian and sister Daisy. They occupied cabin C-78.
Will's last words to his wife and sister were report to be "be brave."
Dr Minahan died in the sinking, his body was recovered by the MacKay Bennett (#230):
The body was forwarded to V. J. Minahan (probably his brother Victor), Green Bay, Wisconsin on May 2, 1912. He is buried at Green Bay.
Articles and Stories
References and Sources
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55) Green Bay Press-Gazette, 20 March 1998 Maurice McKenna (1912) Past and Present of Fond du Lac County [Wisconsin], Volume II. S. J. Clarke Publ. Co., Chicago. (p. 5)
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(2013) William Edward Minahan Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #208, accessed 8th December 2013 05:11:48 AM) URL : http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-victim/william-edward-minahan.html
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Dr William Edward Minahan
Born: Saturday 20th April 1867
Age: 44 years (Male)
Last Residence: in Fond du Lac Wisconsin United States
1st Class Passengers
First Embarked: Queenstown
Ticket No. 19928 , £90
Cabin No.: C78
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 230)
Buried: Green Bay Wisconsin United States on Thursday 2nd May 1912.