Mr Juho Strandén was born on 20 April 1881 in Muljula, Kitee, Eastern Finland, the son of Niilo Strandén and his wife Inka Musikka1.
Juho Strandén worked as a farmer, he was unmarried when he boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger (ticket no. STON/O 2. 3101288, £7 18s 6d). His destination was Duluth, Minnesota.
Juho had never been on the Atlantic Ocean before. He was woken by the crash, rushed up on forward deck where he saw ice. Later he saw people with lifebelts and rushed down again. He woke his cabin-mate Johan Niskanen, they moved up to boat deck where they, according to them, assisted in loading a lifeboat on starboard side before entering the same (most likely lifeboat 9 or 15).
In New York he was quartered at St. Vincent Hospital.
On 14 December 1925 moved from Kitee to Pyhäselkä, near Joensuu in Finland.
He died 28 August 1943 in Ruskeala, Finland. He is buried at Ruskeala Cemetery, Finland.2