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Philipp Edmund Mock

Philipp Edmund Mock
Philipp Edmund Mock

Mr Philipp Edmund Mock, was born in New York City on 16 August 1881 the son of German immigrants Richard and Emma Mock. Richard Mock died in New York City in 1905. Philipp studied art in Europe and attended Suwanee University. He was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. He also served in the U. S. Armed Forces during the Spanish-American war.

Mr Mock was travelling home on Titanic, with his sister, Emma Schabert. Both were rescued in lifeboat 11.

Following the disaster Mock married Alvis Ehrman who was born February 3, 1881 and died in August of 1963. The couple, who were childless, resided in New York, where Mr Mock became involved in banking, as well piano manufacturing. The couple moved from New York to Florida in 1935, where Mr Mock began instructing art at The Casements in Ormond.

He had memberships in the Ormond Golf and Country Club and the Alpine Mountain Club in Switzerland.

Philipp Mock passed away on 16 June 1951, at the Halifax District Hospital, Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Florida. His body was forwarded to the Carey Hand Crematory.

His remains are interred at Oak Hill Cemetery, Birmingham, Alabama (Block 9, Lot 57).

References and Sources

State of Florida Certificate of Death
Dayton Beach Evening News (Florida), June 16, 1951, Obituary

Research Articles

Mike Poirier Titanica! (2018) Siblings' love survives fateful night

Newspaper Articles

L'Eclaireur de Nice et du Sud-Ouest (18 April 1912) Mrs. Schabert, Mr. Mock, Mr. and Mrs. L.P. Smith, Mr. Stewart
Worcester Telegram (20 April 1912) Stead and Astor Cling to Raft
Forced her into a lifeboat
New York Tribune (27 April 1912) Titanic wreck reunites parents
New York Times (21 August 1912) War Upsets Wedding Plan
P. E. Mock Unable to Leave Germany to Marry Miss Alvis Ehrman
Dayton Beach Evening News (16 June 1951) PHILIPP MOCK, ARTIST, DIES

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  1. Daphoenyx

    There seems to be a typing error because C78 is also listed as the cabin the Minahan party (husband, wife and sister) occupied. I think Mr Mock most probably was in the same cabin as his sister, Mrs Schabert, C28.

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Titanic Passenger Summary

Name: Mr Philipp Edmund Mock
Age: 30 years 7 months and 30 days (Male)
Nationality: American
Marital Status: Single
Embarked: Cherbourg on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. 13236, £57 15s
Rescued (boat 11)  
Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
Died: Saturday 16th June 1951 aged 69 years
Cause of Death:

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