Dr Washington Dodge

Washington Dodge

Dr Washington Dodge, was born in California in 1859, the son of M. T. Dodge and Eliza Rodgers.

Dr. Dodge was married to Ruth Vidaver. He had a son, Henry, from a previous marriage (1).

A prominant banker from San Francisco, California, Dodge boarded the Titanic at Southampton with his wife Ruth and Washington Dodge Jr their only son. Travelling as first class passengers, the family occupied cabin A-34 (ticket number 33638, £81 17s 2d).

Dr Dodge was rescued in lifeboat 13.

He later suffered a breakdown and shot himself, dying on 30th June, 1919 (see articles below).

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Washington Dodge
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Dr. Washington Dodge
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Articles and Stories

San Francisco Chronicle (1912) 
 
San Francisco Bulletin (1912) 
 
San Francisco Bulletin (1912) 
 
Iceberg at the Golden Gate
Titanica! (2002) 
 
San Francisco Examiner (1919) 
 
San Francisco Chronicle (1919) 
 
San Francisco Examiner (1919) 
 
San Francisco Chronicle (1919) 
 
San Francisco Examiner (1919) 
 
Unidentified Newspaper (1919) 
 
San Francisco Chronicle (1919) 
 
San Francisco Examiner (1919) 
 
San Francisco Chronicle (1919) 
 
San Francisco Examiner (1919) 
 
San Francisco Call & Post (1919) 
 
San Francisco Bulletin (1919) 
 
San Francisco Call & Post (1919) 
 
San Francisco Bulletin (1919) 
 
San Francisco Bulletin (1919) 
 
San Francisco Bulletin (1919) 
 
San Francisco Chronicle (1912) 
 
San Francisco Call & Post (1919) 
 
Washington Times (1912) 
 
Chicago American (1912) 
 
San Francisco Bulletin (1919) 
 

[ There is 1 more item in the Washington Dodge document archive]
Credits
Phillip Gowan, USA
James T. Harper, USA
Homer Thiel, USA
Notes
Dodge's other son, Henry was born 29th November, 1891 and died in San Francisco in August 1967.
References and Sources
State of California Certificate of Death
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279]).
Link and cite this biography
(2017) Washington Dodge Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #94, updated 27th July 2017 09:40:01 AM)
URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-survivor/washington-dodge.html
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