Mr Louis Gustave Joseph Lesueur

Thomas Cardeza's manservant

Mr Louis Gustave Joseph Lesueur was born on 26 August 1876 in Brametot, a village in Normandy (Seine Maritime, France)

He was unmarried.  He boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as manservant to Thomas Cardeza.

He travelled on the Cardeza's ticket (No. PC 17755) and occupied room B-101.

Mr Lesueur and the Cardezas were rescued in Lifeboat 3.

He served in the Army in World War One and was married to Alexandrine Vasseur on 1 July 1918 in Le Petit Quevilly, Normandy.   He  worked as an interpreter.

He lived in Sotteville-les-Rouen.

At present his death deate and burial place are unknown.

Notes

Often listed as "Lesneur".
 

Articles and Stories

Titanica! (2018) 
WHICH TITANIC SURVIVORS HAVE NEVER BEEN FOUND?
New York Times (1912) 
 

Comment and discuss

  1. Andrew Maheux said:

    Does anybody know what Gustave Lesueur's middle name is, I know it starts with J. and does anybody know more about him? Thanks Andrew

  2. melroycen said:

    Does anybody know what Gustave Lesueur's middle name is, I know it starts with J. and does anybody know more about him? Thanks

  3. Lesueur Eric said:

    Hello, his name was Louis Gustave Joseph Lesueur, born ) He was one of distant cousin.

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Credits

Gavin Bell, UK
Alan Hustak, Canada
Olivier Mendez, France
Hermann Söldner, Germany

References and Sources

Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States Immigration Officer At Port of Arrival (Date: 18th-19th June 1912, Ship: Carpathia) - National Archives, NWCTB-85-T715-Vol. 4183.
Search archive British and Irish newspapers online

Link and cite this biography

Encyclopedia Titanica (2016) Louis Gustave Joseph Lesueur (ref: #185, last updated: 21st December 2016, accessed 7th April 2020 20:08:00 PM)
URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-survivor/gustave-lesueur.html