DIES IN SWIMMING POOL (1)

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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 Margaretta C. Stone. Frederic H. and Bertram de N. Cruger are nephews.
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[Note: Frederic Spedden's nephew Frederic H. Cruger was born April 1886 He died in New York City, 13 April 1964. (New York Times 14 April 1964). His brother Bertram de Nully Cruger died in Newport, Rhode Island, 19 July 1952 (NY Times 19 July 1952).]

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2003) DIES IN SWIMMING POOL (1) (New York Times, Tuesday 4th February 1947, ref: #313, published 28 August 2003, generated 4th August 2021 05:51:42 AM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/item-313.html