Mr Harry Haven Homer

Harry Haven Homer

Harry Homer Haven was born 28 November 1871 (one source says 1872) in Knightstown, Indiana, son of Richard Homer. Richard was born in London, England in 1819 and died in Indiana in 1902. Harry worked as a "Cattleman" and in 1912 was resident in Indianapolis, Indiana.

He boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as a first class passenger. Harry was a gambler, nicknamed "Kid", He hoped to remain anonymous, so he boarded under the name "E. Haven".

Harry Homer was rescued in lifeboat 15.

Harry Haven Homer

He later lived in Ohio and died on 10 February 1939 in Manhattan, New York.

His surviving family members live in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

 

Pictures

Harry Homer - Passport Photos
 

Articles and Stories

The Witney Gazette (1912) 
 

Credits

Gavin Bell, UK
Phillip Gowan, USA
Michael Poirier, USA

References and Sources

Courier Journal, 25 April 1912
Indianapolis Star, 24 April 1912
National Archives and Records Administration - Passport Photographs
Walter Lord (1986) The Night Lives On: Thoughts, Theories and Revelations about the Titanic. London, Penguin. ISBN 0 140 27900 8
Search archive British and Irish newspapers online

Link and cite this biography

(2018) Harry Haven Homer Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #165, updated 21st September 2018 12:28:44 PM)
URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-survivor/harry-homer.html

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