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Aloisia Haas

Swiss Third Class Passenger

Miss Aloisia Haas, 24, was born on 14 February 1888 in Switzerland. She lived at Altdorf, Kanton Uri, Switzerland. She was a cousin to Josef Arnold-Franchi and was employed at the restaurant "Feldschlösschen" at Olten, Kanton Solothurn, Switzerland.

She boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger together with Josef Arnold-Franchi and his wife and Josefine. To reach her destination Chicago, Illinois she bought her ticket from the agent: Im Obersteg, Basel for 221 Swiss francs (ticket number 349236, price: £8 17s). She shared cabin R190 with Josefina Arnold, Maria Kink, Luise Kink (mother) and Luise Kink (daughter).

Aloisia Haas died in the sinking. Her body if recovered was never identified. Her father Franz Haas worked at the ammunition factory of Altdorf and had to feed 11 children. In 1913 he received £85 from the Lord Mayor's Fund. Franz Haas died on 28 August 1928.

References and Sources

Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279]).
Marriages, births, deaths and injuries that have occurred on board during the voyage (PRO London, BT 100/259-260)
Günter Bäbler (1998) Reise auf der Titanic. Chronos, Zürich  

Newspaper Articles

Le Journal de Genève (17 April 1912) Titanic passengers from Switzerland
On board the "Titanic" were a few people from Switzerland
La Tribune de Genève (21 April 1912) The Arnold and Haas families
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Titanic Passenger Summary

Name: Miss Aloisia Haas
Age: 24 years 2 months and 1 day (Female)
Nationality: Swiss
Last Residence: in Altdorf, Uri, Switzerland
Occupation: General Labourer
Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. 349236, £8 17s
Cabin No. R190
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912)
Body Not Identified

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