Mr Ingvar Enander

Mr Ingvar Enander, 21, was born on 26 December, 1890 the son of wholesale dealer Axel Wilhelm Enander and his wife Hilda Elisabeth Bohle. They lived at Olivedalsgatan 1, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Ingvar borded the Titanic at Southampton with his fiancé Dagmar and her brother Kurt Bryhl. Enander was to continue his studies in USA but as neither he nor Dagmar had mastered English, Kurt, who was emigrating to America, acted as interpreter. Upon arrival Ingvar, Kurt and Dagmar were to join the Bryhl's uncle Oskar Lustig at 511 Pearl St. Rockford, Illinois.

Ingvar died in the sinking his body never identified, even after his father wrote detailed description of his clothes: Ingvar wore a blue jacket dress and a gray Ulster, he carried a penknife with mother-of-pearl handle, watch with golden chain, wallet and tickets and a box with valuables, he had placed Dagmar's red slippers he had put into his Ulster pocket.

The parents failed to sue White Star until it was too late.


Articles and Stories

Rockford Daily Register Gazette (1912) 
Chicago Tribune (1912) 
Rockford Morning Star (1912) 
Rockford Register Star (1997) 
Rockford Republic (1912) 


Leif Snellman, Finland

References and Sources

Claes-Göran Wetterholm (1988, 1996, 1999) Titanic. Prisma, Stockholm. ISBN 91 518 3644 0

Link and cite this biography

(2017) Ingvar Enander Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #409, updated 21st August 2017 05:24:01 AM)

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