HARRIS, MRS. IRENE R, (NEE WALLACH). Saved in Lifeboat D. Cabin C83. European address - c/o Fraulein Woolf, Kapellenstrasse 81, Wiesbaden. Germany.
(Born 15th June 1876, died 2nd September 1969).
Buried in Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, New York.
Insurance claim number B121. Property: $27,700.
Marconigram sent 18th April 1912 to: Hudson Theatre, New York. ''Am safe, praying that Harry has been picked up by another steamer, arriving Carpathia. - Rene.''
American Inquiry page 887:
One lady (Mrs. Harris) had a broken elbow bone. She was in a white woollen jacket.
Mrs Henry Birkhardt Harris (Irene Wallach), 36, from New York City boarded the Titanic at Southampton with her husband Henry Birkhardt Harris. They occupied cabin C-83 (ticket #36973, £83 9s 6d).
Mrs Harris was rescued in Collapsible D. When she boarded the Carpathia she was accomodated in a cabin vacated by the artist Colin Campbell Cooper and his wife Emma. Mr Campbell would later record the rescue in two paintings.
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