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.
Thomas Henry Ismay
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(1924) CAPT. BOWER ISMAY DIES New York Times (ref: #3741, accessed 10th December 2016 06:05:04 AM) URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/capt-bower-ismay-dies.html
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