Titanic Sinking - Some of the Passengers

Wealthy Youngstown Folk Aboard.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, April 15.---Mr. and Mrs. George D. Wick and their daughter. Miss Natalie, Miss Caroline Bonnell and Miss Lily Bonnell of Birkdale, England, her cousin, were among the Titanic's passengers. The Wicks and Bonnells are among the wealthy people of Youngstown.

Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Cavendish.

Among the passengers on the Titanic were Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Cavendish of London, and their two children. Mrs. Cavendish is a daughter of Henry Siegel, President of the Simpson-Crawford Company. She was making the trip here to visit her father at his country home, Orienta Point, near Mamaroneck. Westchester County.

The New York Times, New York, NY 16 Apr 1912

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Son of President of Roebling Sons and Noted Autoist.

Special to The New York Times.

TRENTON, N. J., April 15.---Washington 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.

The New York Times, New York, NY 16 Apr 1912

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ST. LOUIS PASSENGERS.

Theophile Papin, Jr., and Wealthy Miss Madill Among the Missourians.

Special to The New York Times.

ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 15.---Among the St. Louis folk on the Titanic were Mrs. Edward Robert of 4,140 Lindell Avenue, her daughter, Miss Georgette A. Madill, and her niece, Miss Elizabeth Allen. Mrs. Robert was formerly the wife of Judge George A. Madill. Miss Madill, although but 15 years old, receives an annual allowance of $7,500 for clothes and spending money by order of the Probate Court. Miss Allen is the daughter of the late George Allen and went to Europe in January, 1911.

Theophile Papin, Jr., was also a passenger, but it is not known whether he is the head of the Papin & Tontrup Realty Company. The realty man expected, however, to sail on the Titanic. He is a member of one of the old St. Louis families and is 53 years old. He has been in the real estate business here since 1882. He is prominent in society and is a noted art connoisseur, spending much of his time in Europe in search of old masterpieces.

The New York Times, New York, NY 16 Apr 1912

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MARCONI MAN HAD RECORD.

Wireless Operator on Titanic Young, but a Veteran in Service.

The man who sent out the wireless call for help from the damaged Titanic was J. G. Phillips, an Englishman, 24 years old, who had been in the employ of the Marconi Company as an operator for about five years. He went to the new vessel from the steamship Oceanic.

Mr. Phillips's wireless service had taken him into many parts of the world. He was formerly the Marconi man on James Gordon Bennett's yacht. Entering the transatlantic service he was assigned to the Oceanic. Before going on the Bennett yacht Mr. Phillips had served on a P. & O. steamship running to the Orient.

The New York Times, New York, NY 16 Apr 1912