Miss Lucile Polk Carter

Lucile Polk Carter

Miss Lucile Polk Carter, 14, was born 20 October 1898, the daughter of William Ernest and Lucile Carter. She also had a brother William Thornton Carter. The family lived at Bryn Mawr, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The Carter's boarded the Titanic at Southampton as first class passengers. They occupied cabins B-96 and 98.

Lucile, her brother and mother were rescued in Lifeboat 4. Her father escaped in collapsible C.

Lucile later married to Samuel J. Reeves. They had a daughter (the later Mrs Clinton W. Trowbridge) and a son, David Reeves who lived in Wayne, Pennsylvania. At the time of her death she had six grandchildren and was residing in Charleston, South Carolina.

Lucile Reeves (né Carter) died at her daughter's home in Summerville, South Carolina on October 19, 1962. She was buried at Valley Forge Memorial Park, Pennsylvania.


Courtesy of Michael A. Findlay, USA

Acknowledgements
Phillip Gowan, USA

 

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(2017) Lucile Polk Carter Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #57, updated 21st August 2017 23:56:01 PM)
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