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YOUNG ROEBLING ON TITANIC

New York Times

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Son of President of Roebling Sons and Noted Autoist
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TRENTON, N. J., April 15---Washlngton A. Roebling, second, a son of Charles G. Roebling, President of the John A. Roebling Sons Co., was a passenger on the Titanic, together with Stephen Blackwell, another Trenton young man. Mr.Roebling is one of the managers of the Mercer Automobile Works of this city. He and Mr. Blackwell toured Italy, France, and other countries in an auto.

Mr. Roebling was born in this city and is about 31 years of age. Two years ago he took part in one of the important auto races at Savannah, Ga., winning second place.

He went through many of the departments of the big Roebling mills before going to the Mercer Company.

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Mark Baber, USA

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2004) YOUNG ROEBLING ON TITANIC (New York Times, Tuesday 16th April 1912, ref: #3491, published 19 August 2004, generated 17th October 2021 09:08:31 AM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/young-roebling-titanic.html