Washington Herald

Buffalo, N. Y., April 19---What is declared to be the first claim paid for the loss of a life in the Titanic disaster was recorded to-day, when the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, in this city, paid $1,000 to a brother of Henry Sutehill, [sic] of Buffalo, who is believed to have been lost. No papers or documentation of any kind were required by the company before making the payment.

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2004) FIRST CLAIM PAID (Washington Herald, Saturday 20th April 1912, ref: #4110, published 1 November 2004, generated 13th April 2021 01:57:54 PM); URL :