Miss Eleanor Ileen Johnson

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Miss Eleanor Ileen Johnson, 1, was born 23 August 1910 the daughter of Oskar Walter Johnson and Alice Wilhelmina Backberg. She boarded the Titanic at Southampton with her mother and brother Harold Theodor.

They were probably rescued in lifeboat 15.

In later years Eleanor worked at the Elgin Watch Company, she later became a telephone operator until retiring in 1962. She was married to Delbert Shuman and they had one son, Earl.

Eleanor Shuman (née Johnson) died 7 March 1998.

Credits
Arthur Merchant, USA
Becky Ross, USA
Jon Neville, USA
Leif Snellman, Finland

References and Sources
Claes-Göran Wetterholm (1988, 1996, 1999) Titanic. Prisma, Stockholm. ISBN 91 518 3644 0
Boston Globe Obituary, March 1998
Chicago Sun Times Obituary, March 1998
Chicago Tribune Obituary, March 1998
Newark Star Ledger Obituary, March 1998
San Diego Union Tribune Obituary, March 1998

Pictures

Eleanor Johnson Shuman in her Elgin, Illinois home

(1997) 

ELEANOR JOHNSON SHUMAN IN HER ELGIN, ILLINOIS HOME

 

Articles and Stories

Eleanor I. Shuman, 87, Titanic survivor

Unidentified Newspaper  (1998) 

ELEANOR I. SHUMAN, 87, TITANIC SURVIVOR

 
Unknown Title (2)

Unidentified Newspaper  (1997) 

UNKNOWN TITLE (2)

 
LOST TWO IN IROQUOIS FIRE

New York Times  (1912) 

LOST TWO IN IROQUOIS FIRE

 
3 Victims Laud Titanic Film

Chicago American  (1959) 

3 VICTIMS LAUD TITANIC FILM

 
MERCHANT FAINTS FROM JOY

Chicago Daily Tribune  (1912) 

MERCHANT FAINTS FROM JOY

 
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