Mr George Alexander Lucien Rheims

George Alexander Lucien Rheims

Mr George Alexander Lucien Rheims was born in New York City on 6th January 1879.

Resident in Paris, France at the time, he was travelling to New York City with his brother in law Joseph Loring. He boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a first class passenger.

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New York Herald, April 17, 1912

Rheims jumped from the ship just before the sinking. On April 19 1912 he wrote, in French, to his sister to relate what he had seen.

Rheims was pulled aboard Collapsible A.  He would later file a substantial claim for compensation over lost effects.

For comprehensive biographical information see Homer Thiel's biographical article in Titanic Research.

Credits

Tad Fitch, USA
Homer Thiel, USA

References and Sources
Rustie Brown (1981) The Titanic, the Psychic and the Sea, Blue Harbor Press
Walter Lord (1986) The Night Lives On: Thoughts, Theories and Revelations about the Titanic. London, Penguin. ISBN 0 140 27900 8

Pictures

George Rheims passport 1917

GEORGE RHEIMS PASSPORT 1917

 
George Rheims

(1917) 

GEORGE RHEIMS

 

Articles and Stories

George Rheims claim

GEORGE RHEIMS CLAIM

 
George Alexander Lucien Rheims

Titanica!  (2012) 

GEORGE ALEXANDER LUCIEN RHEIMS

 
SMITH CALLED BACK HALF-FILLED BOATS

New York Times  (1912) 

SMITH CALLED BACK HALF-FILLED BOATS

 
FLOWERS FOR OCEAN GRAVE

New York Times  (1912) 

FLOWERS FOR OCEAN GRAVE

 
12.45am - A Time to Go!

Titanica!  (2008) 

12.45AM - A TIME TO GO!

 
OTHER STATEMENTS BY SURVIVORS

The Times  (1912) 

OTHER STATEMENTS BY SURVIVORS

 
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