Mr William Augustus Spencer

Mr William Augustus Spencer, 57, was born in New York on 7 January 1855.

A resident of Paris, Mr Spencer boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as a first class passenger (ticket number PC 17569, £146 10s 5d), together with his wife Marie Spencer.

Mr Spencer perished in the disaster. His body, if recovered, was nver identified.

There is a memorial stone for him at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.


Courtesy of Michael A. Findlay, USA

 

Pictures

Die Dreilinden, estate of the Spencers
Die Dreilinden, property of the Spencers (1)
Die Dreilinden, property of the Spencers (2)
 

Articles and Stories

Titanica! (2014) 
New York Times (1922) 
New York Times (1914) 
New York Times (1913) 
New York Times (1912) 
New York Times (1912) 
New York Times (1912) 
New York Times (1912) 
 

Credits

Hermann Söldner, Germany
Craig Stringer, UK
Geoff Whitfield, UK

References and Sources

Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])

Link and cite this biography

(2017) William Augustus Spencer Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #279, updated 25th August 2017 04:33:01 AM)
URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-victim/william-augustus-spencer.html

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