Encyclopedia Titanica


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Alexander O. Halverson [sic] of New York Opened the Cluett, Peabody & Co Office Here. Among the reported missing or unaccounted for among the passengers on board the steamship Titanic who were rescued from the disabled ship was Alexander O. Halverson, who with his wife was returning home from a visit to South America. The list of rescued reports that Mrs Halverson was rescued and is now safe, while the report does not mention the name of her husband, which is construed by his Boston friends as bad news. Henry Dellafield of 18 Huntington av. this city, received a postal card dated Buenos Aires, March 15, from Mrs Hulverson [sic], as follows: "Have been here a week, leaving today on the Aragon for Southampton, a few days in London and then home. Best wishes from Oscar.-Mrs Halverson Mr Halverson was one of the best-known men in his branch of business in this country. He opened the Boston office of Cluett, Peabody & Company and had marked success. He lived in this city for five years on Strathmore road, Brighton, and after receiving a promotion he was called back to the New York office of the firm, and was attached to it when he sailed for South America. He was born in Alexandria, Minn. and was engaged in business at St Paul, where Mr Dellafield was his roommate. He was 42 years old and his wife is not over 25. He has been in New York only about three years, and for that reason was still well known in this city, where he had many friends among business men.
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Encyclopedia Titanica (2004) FORMER BOSTON RESIDENT (Boston Daily Globe, Tuesday 16th April 1912, ref: #3247, published 22 July 2004, generated 21st October 2021 08:28:31 PM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/former-boston-resident.html