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F. O. Spedden, Retired Banker Here, Stricken in Palm Beach
Frederic O. Spedden of Tuxedo Park, N. Y., retired New York banker, died yesterday of a heart attack while in the swimming pool of the Bath Club in Palm Beach, Florida, where he was spending the winter. He had not been active in business for twenty-five years.

A keen yachtsman, especially interested in small-boat racing, Mr. Spedden was a former member of the regatta committee of the New York Yacht Club. He also belonged to the Union, Knickerbocker and Tuxedo Clubs. Mr. Spedden, who was a brother of the late Mrs. J. Frederic Tams of Tuxedo Park, leaves a widow, the former Margaret C. Stone. Frederic H. and Bertram de N. Cruger are nephews.

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2005) DIES IN SWIMMING POOL (New York Times, Tuesday 4th February 1947, ref: #4373, published 29 January 2005, generated 25th July 2021 03:31:37 PM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/dies-swimming-pool.html