SUICIDE

61 items found relating to : Suicide

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San Francisco Bulletin DR. DODGE STILL IN SERIOUS CONDITION
23rd June 1919
Page 4, column 3 Dr. Washington Dodge, who attempted suicide on Saturday night, is still in a critical condition at the St. Francis Hospital. Dr. John Gallwey, who performed the operation, said that the bullet wound was com...
Syracuse Herald TITANIC SURVIVOR SUICIDE
13th November 1921
William A. Lucas, who was saved from the Titanic but who acted peculiarly thereafter, shot himself dead on a train travelling from Leeds to London. [London, Nov. 12 - Page 26, column 1] ...
CAPTAIN SMITH COMMITTED SUICIDE L'Excelsior CAPTAIN SMITH COMMITTED SUICIDE
20th April 1912
From L'Excelsior, 20 April 1912...
Chicago Tribune SHOTGUN ENDS STUDENT'S LIFE; JILTED, THEORY
3rd February 1923
“Frat” Brothers Scout Talk of Suicide. While police and University of Chicago authorities yesterday wavered between a theory of accident and suicide in explanation of the shooting to death of John B. Min...
Chicago Tribune THIRD SUICIDE IN FAMILY MYSTERY
20th February 1925
Northwestern ‘U’ Student Kills Himself Two years ago Dr. John R. Minahan, wealthy and prominent surgeon of Green Bay, Wis., was summoned to Chicago. His oldest son, John Jr., had ended his life in a...
San Francisco Chronicle DR. DODGE IN CRITICAL STATE
23rd June 1919
Page 11, column 7 Operation at St. Francis Hospital Shows Recovery to Be Doubtful Dr. Washington Dodge, who attempted suicide on Saturday night, was in a critical condition at the St. Francis Hospital yesterday. ...
GRAVE OF GEORGE BRERETON   GRAVE OF GEORGE BRERETON

The grave of Titanic survivor George Brereton.  He committed suicide in 1942 and is buried at Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park, Lot J, plot 9592, 10621 Victory Boulevard, North Hollywood, California ...
Los Angeles Times TRAGEDY REPEATS IN DUAL SUICIDE
17th July 1942
In the same dwelling in which his wife-sorrowing over the death of their son following a tonsilectomy-had shot herself to death. George A. Brereton, 67, yesterday put a bullet through his head. The second tragedy-20 years after the f...
Highland News CAPTAIN GOES DOWN WITH SHIP
20th April 1912
Captain Smith - all honour to him - made absolutely no attempt to leave the ship, and insisted on going down with the vessel. The report that he committed suicide is discredited. As one of the passengers said, ''He stuck to the bridge like a hero'', ...
New York Times LEAPED FROM LINER AT SEA TO SAVE MAN
9th May 1913
Majestic's First Officer Dived Overboard after Coal Trimmer Who Attempted Suicide --- BUT LIFEBOAT MADE RESCUE --- Gift from Passengers for Officer's Deed--Another of Crew who Sought Death Successful --- The ...
Chicago Tribune THIRD TRAGEDY IN FAMILY
19th February 1925
The shooting marked the third tragedy in the Minahan family within recent years. N uncle, William E. Minahan, an attorney, perished when the steamship Titanic was sunk in 1912. And, according to reports from Green Bay, the boy’s mother was k...
The Witney Gazette CAPTAIN'S SUICIDE ON THE BRIDGE
20th April 1912
The latest news of the terrible disaster is published this (Friday) morning by The Daily Telegraph who, at 4.00 am, received the following telegram, containing a statement issued by a Committee of the Survivors:- We, the...
Cook County Herald HEARS OF DISASTER; DIES
26th April 1912
Shortly after a newspaper account of the Titanic disaster was read to him, Andrew Nolting, a farmer near here, committed suicide by drinking poison. ...
San Francisco Bulletin DR. DODGE MAY NOT RECOVER FROM WOUND
24th June 1919
Page 14, columns 3-4 Dr. Washington Dodge, who attempted suicide Saturday by shooting, is in a critical condition at the St. Francis hospital with little hope of recovery, according to Dr. John Gallwey, who is attending him. ...
New York Times $1,000,000 FOR WITLEY COURT
10th May 1909
Lord Pirrie Buys Estate Upon Which Whitaker Wright Spent $3,500,000 --- LONDON, May 9---Lord Pirrie has purchased Witley Court, near Hazelmere, one of the finest estates in England. It formerly belonged to Whitaker Wright, who committe...
The Argus (Melbourne) NERVIEST MAN IN SERVICE
20th April 1912
Captain E. J. Smith, who is reported by one passenger from the Titanic to have committed suicide, was commodore of the White Star line. He it was who was selected for the initial trips of the Adriati...
Chicago American MAN ON MAURETANIA LEAPS TO HIS DEATH
20th April 1912
A suicide at sea was reported by the Cunard Liner Mauretania when she arrived here today.  The victim was Stoughton Walker of New York, who jumped overboard last Sunday night.  The steamer was stopped, but no trace could be found of t...
San Francisco Examiner DR. DODGE DIES FROM WOUNDS HE INFLICTED
1st July 1919
Page 8, column 1 Former Banker, Assessor and Supervisor Succumbs Nine Days After Attempt at Suicide Funeral Service Will Be Held on Thursday Morning: Bishop Nichols Will Be in Charge Dr. Washington Dodg...
San Francisco Examiner DR. WASHINGTON DODGE TRIES SUICIDE; MAY DIE
22nd June 1919
Page 1, column 1, continued page 6, column 4 [Photo] Mind of S.F. Leader Fails; Shoots Self Former Assessor Uses Revolver in Garage at Home; Found by Wife; Taken to Hospital Suit Brought i...
New York World LOOKOUT CLAIMS MURDOCH SHOT HIMSELF
21st April 1912
"As we stood there on Collapsible B, each man holding on to his neighbours shoulder fearful every moment that some lurch would send us off again into that icy water, two of the men I knew had been on watch in the crow's nest...
Philadelphia Inquirer LOIS THAYER OF ROSEMONT; ACTIVE IN COMMUNITY AFFAIRS
26th June 1977
Lois Thayer, 82, a member of a prominent Philadelphia family, died Saturday a the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She lived at 103 Airdale Rd., Rosemont, PA. The former Lois Buchanan Cassatt, she was a great-great-niece of Jame...
San Francisco Examiner DOCTOR DODGE IS OPERATED ON; CONDITION SERIOUS
23rd June 1919
Page 13, column 7 Former Broker and Assessor Very Low After Attempted Suicide With Pistol Following an operation at the St. Francis Hospital yesterday, the condition of Dr. Washington Dodge, former banker and Assessor ...
Brooklyn Daily Eagle VERSIONS VARY OF CAPTAIN’S DEATH
19th April 1912
First Report That He Committed Suicide denied By Many Survivors....
Daily Sketch TEDDY SMITH HERO: BOYHOOD RECOLLECTIONS OF THE TITANIC'S CAPTAIN
25th April 1912
A Genial Schoolfellow "Teddy Smith has gone down with his ship, and out of the six of us lads who used to be schoolmates together only one is now left - myself." From every corner of England, Mrs. Smith, the widow of the...
Chicago American TITANIC VICTIM IN CHICAGO TELLS OF SELF-DEATH
25th April 1912
TITANIC VICTIM IN CHICAGO TELLS OF OFFICER’S SELF-DEATH Remarkable strength of Carl Janson, another of the surviving passengers of the Titanic, kept him alive in the frigid ocean for six hour...
New York Times MRS. ASTOR IS ILL, BUT NOT CRITICALLY
20th April 1912
Alarming Reports as to Her Condition Formally Denied by Secretary --- VINCENT ASTOR STILL HOPES --- Mrs. Henry B. Harris Slowly Regaining Her Strength --- Robert W. Daniel Receives Friends at...
Boston Daily Globe WOMAN LEAPS FROM DEVONIAN
11th October 1914
Formerly Stewardess on the Titanic Passengers on the Leyland Line steamship Devonian, in yesterday afternoon from Liverpool, reported that Mrs. Anna Robinson, a widow, aged 44, who was...
New York Times WIRELESS JOKER AT SEA
13th January 1906
Passengers of the Baltic All Stirred Up by Fake Dispatches --- When the White Star liner Baltic, in yesterday from Liverpool, was two days out of Queenstown, some one who was characterized by the officers ...
New York Times INSANE WOMAN DEPORTED
12th September 1907
Miss Hyman, Who Came to Visit Her Brother, Had Suicidal Mania --- Closely guarded to prevent her carrying out her suicidal mania, Miss Jessie Hyman, a well-dressed woman about 28 yours old; was deported yesterday on the White Star ...
San Francisco Chronicle DR. DODGE MAY RECOVER: HAD BEEN GUARDED
24th June 1919
Page 3, column 4 Attending Physician Says Financier Who Shot Self Might Live Dr. Washington Dodge, who shot himself Saturday afternoon, is still in a critical condition at St. Francis Hospital, but now has a small chan...
Sunday Post TITANIC SURVIVOR'S RASH ACT
25th September 1921
There was an echo of the Titanic disaster at a St Pancras inquest to-day on William Arthur Lucas, a seaman. Lucas was on the Leeds to London corridor express on Wednesday night, and on the arrival of the train at King's Cro...
Philadelphia Inquirer THAYER FAMILY GETS BACK MISSING WATCH
24th September 1945
Timepiece, Gone when Body was Found, Returned Mysteriously The missing gold watch of John B. Thayer, 3d, who was found dead in his parked automobile last Friday, has turned up. The watch was missing when Thayer's...
Southampton Echo TITANIC SURVIVOR FOUND HANGED
11th January 1965
Mr. Frederick Fleet (76), Titanic survivor-the lookout who said at the Inquiry he could have saved the disaster-was found dead, hanged, at his home in Norman-road, Freemantle, Southampton, yesterday. His brother-in-law with whom he lived, Mr. ...
SHADOW OF THE TITANIC: THE EXTRAORDINARY STORIES OF THOSE WHO SURVIVED Titanic Review SHADOW OF THE TITANIC: THE EXTRAORDINARY STORIES OF THOSE WHO SURVIVED
29th November 2011
Mark Chirnside
Mark Chirnside reviews Andrew Wilson's new book exploring the later lives of Titanic's survivors....
New York Times TITANIC LOOKOUT IS DEAD BY HANGING AFTER WIFE'S DEATH
12th January 1965
SOUTHAMPTON, England, Jan. 11 (Reuters)--- Authorities today ordered an inquest into the death of Fred Fleet, a lookout on the liner Titanic, who hanged himself yesterday two weeks after his wife's death. The body of Mr. Fleet, who was 76 years o...
HARDER BLAMES VESSEL'S SPEED Brooklyn Daily Eagle HARDER BLAMES VESSEL'S SPEED
19th April 1912
Brooklyn Man, Saved With Wife on Honeymoon, Tells of Over Confidence...
  ELLA HOLMES WHITE - DEATH CERTIFICATE
1942
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN CERTIFICATE OF DEATH #2567 NA...
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Chicago Inter Ocean TITANIC'S CAPTAIN LEAPED FROM SINKING LINER WITH CHILD IN ARMS
21st April 1912
Two Little Children Stuck to Bridge Until Waves Broke Over Rail, and Both Were Lost When Final Plunge Came...
Daily Sketch HOW CAPTAIN SMITH DIED
30th April 1912
His Last Act was to Save a Child's Life Refused to get into a boat. Of all the wild and irresponsible messages that were sent to this country in the first hours following the sinking of the Titanic the one that caused th...
Philadelphia Inquirer J.B. THAYER, 3D, ENDS LIFE IN AUTO
23rd September 1945
John B. Thayer, 3d, financial vice president of the University of Pennsylvania and a member of an old Philadelphia family, who had been reported missing since Wednesday, was found dead, his wrists and throat cut, in a parked automobile near the P....
Philadelphia Inquirer JOHN B. "JACK" THAYER III:OBITUARY
23rd September 1945
J.B. THAYER, 3D, ENDS LIFE IN AUTO John B. Thayer, 3d, financial vice president of the University of Pennsylvania and a member of an old Philadelphia family, who had been reported missing since Wednesday, was found d...
RHEIMS, LIGHTOLLER, AND THE OFFICER'S SUICIDE ENIGMA Titanica! RHEIMS, LIGHTOLLER, AND THE OFFICER'S SUICIDE ENIGMA
14th October 2008
Richard Krebes
  If the enigma of the "officer’s suicide" had been a work of fiction created by Rex Stout, creator of the legendary fictional sleuth Nero Wolfe, chances are Stout would have called it "Too Many Questions". For the q...
The Examiner OFFICERS OF THE TITANIC
26th April 1912
PERSONAL DETAILS Interesting sidelights on the character of Captain E. J. Smith and the officers associated with him in his last command, the mammoth liner Titanic, were thrown by the officers of the White Star liner Afric, which arr...
CSI TITANIC : WHO DIED HOW? Titanica! CSI TITANIC : WHO DIED HOW?
26th June 2007
Luke Owens
One of the iconic images many of us carry from the sinking of Titanic is of the 705 people in lifeboats listening to the death cries of 1,500-plus people drowning in the North Atlantic after the ship sank. The trouble is, that&rsq...
ON A SEA OF GLASS : THE LIFE & LOSS OF THE RMS TITANIC Titanic Review ON A SEA OF GLASS : THE LIFE & LOSS OF THE RMS TITANIC
15th March 2012
Mike Poirier
On a Sea of Glass is a comprehensive book for those interested in every aspect of the lost liner....
Washington Times CAPT. SMITH ENDED LIFE WHEN TITANIC BEGAN TO FOUNDER
19th April 1912
Stories of His Suicide Differ, One Woman Asserting He Shot Himself, and Another Describing His Drowning --- Unable to bear the terrible strain of the disaster that overtook his mighty ship, Capt. E. J. Smith killed himself and gave to t...
San Francisco Chronicle DR. DODGE ATTEMPTS SUICIDE
22nd June 1919
Page 1, column 3, continued page 2, column 2 EX-ASSESSOR FIRES BULLET THROUGH HEAD Little Hope for His Recovery From Wound Inflicted in Garage Basement ILLNESS BELIEVED CAUSE Long Promine...
Highland News MEN WHO DIED LIKE HEROES
20th April 1912
The stupendous tragedy which occurred in the North Atlantic on the evening of Sunday last has stunned civilisation with its awfulness. ...
  102 YEARS AFTER TITANIC: WHY WE KEEP DRIFTING BACK
23rd May 2014
Lisa M. McDougald
Nothing in recent history defines the spectrum of human drama in so clear and compact a story as the sinking of Titanic. ...
THE PORTRUSH LETTER Titanica! THE PORTRUSH LETTER
31st January 2006
Senan Molony
THE LETTER fell onto the hall floor in the house at Main Street, Portrush, Co Antrim, in late April 1912. Hugh Smith, descending the stair, noticed it and picked it up. The American...
GUNSHOTS ON THE TITANIC Titanica! GUNSHOTS ON THE TITANIC
30th July 2001
Earl Chapman
Were shots fired as the Titanic went down? If so whom and toward whom?...
  WILLIAM MCMASTER MURDOCH

Mark Garfien
William McMaster Murdoch was born 28th February 1873 in Dalbeattie, Scotland. He was the fourth of seven children of Captain Samuel Murdoch and his wife Jeanie. The Murdochs had been a ...
ANATOMY OF A BOAT DECK PORTRAIT Titanica! ANATOMY OF A BOAT DECK PORTRAIT
3rd December 2003
Senan Molony
Mawkish sentimentality or inspired reconstruction, the Titanic art of Fortunino Matania...
Elizabeth Daily Journal TITANIC SURVIVOR MRS RENOUF TELLS OF TRAGEDY
19th April 1912
THRILLING STORIES BY TITANIC'S SAVED; TEN ON WAY TO ELIZABETH LOSE LIVES...
TITANIC LIVE Titanic Review TITANIC LIVE
29th June 2015
Stuart Kelly
Stuart Kelly reports on a poignant swansong for Titanic Composer James Horner at the recent performance of Titanic Live at the Royal Albert Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra....
ANTOINETTE FLEGENHEIM - FIRST CLASS PASSENGER ON THE TITANIC Titanica! ANTOINETTE FLEGENHEIM - FIRST CLASS PASSENGER ON THE TITANIC
17th June 2012
Gerhard Schmidt-Grillmeier
Research sheds new light on an elusive Titanic survivor......
GEORGE ALEXANDER LUCIEN RHEIMS Titanica! GEORGE ALEXANDER LUCIEN RHEIMS
12th October 2012
Homer Thiel
Updated biographical information on Titanic survivor George Rheims....
ICEBERG AT THE GOLDEN GATE Titanica! ICEBERG AT THE GOLDEN GATE
12th February 2002
A Perspective on the Life of Dr. Washington Dodge...
THE TITANIC MCCOYS Titanica! THE TITANIC MCCOYS
28th January 2001
Robert L. Bracken
My story of the Titanic McCoys begins in the aftermath of James Cameron's blockbuster movie, Titanic, in February of 1998. The media was covered with Titanic mania. Anyone and everyone with Titanic connections was being sought ou...
THE MAN WHO SANK TITANIC Titanic Review THE MAN WHO SANK TITANIC
2nd November 2011
Stanley C. Jenkins
Sally Nilsson, Hichen's great-granddaughter, attempts to set the record straight and reveal the true character of the man her family knew....
WILLIAM J. MELLORS Voyage WILLIAM J. MELLORS
26th March 2008
Robert L. Bracken
A survivor emerges from the mists of time....