CAPT. BOWER ISMAY DIES

New York Times

British Shipping and Racing Man Succumbs to Sleeping Sickness
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LONDON, May 25---Captain Bower Ismay, the shipowner and racehorse fancier, died today at Hazel Beech Hall, Northamptonshire. He had been ill since Feb. 8 with sleeping sickness.

The disease, according to medical authorities, has become increasingly prevalent recently in England, especially at Birmingham, where there is said to be an epidemic and where numerous deaths have occurred.

Mr. Ismay's wife was Matilda C. Schieffelin of New York.

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2004) CAPT. BOWER ISMAY DIES (New York Times, Monday 26th May 1924, ref: #3741, published 14 September 2004, generated 21st October 2020 03:59:25 PM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/capt-bower-ismay-dies.html