Mr Erik Gustaf Collander, 27, from Helsinki, Finland, was the son of Dr Paul Collander.
Erik Collander was trained as an engineer and worked as technical director at a large paper mill near Helsiki.
Collander left Finland on April 1, 1912. He was travelling to the United States on a pleasure trip and to study. According to the Ohio newspapers he had planned a surprise visit his cousin, Dr. Paul J. Collander of Ashtabula, Ohio.
Collander boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a second class passenger and perished in the disaster, his body, if recovered, was never identified.
Homer Thiel, USA
Ashtabula Beacon (Ohio), 20 April 1912
Claes-Göran Wetterholm (1988, 1996, 1999) Titanic. Prisma, Stockholm. ISBN 91 518 3644 0
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