Edith Ware Graham (Junkins) (1852 - 1924) MP

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Birthplace: USA
Death: Died in USA
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About Edith Ware Graham (Junkins)


  • Name: Mrs Edith Graham (née Junkins)
  • Born: October 1852
  • Age: 59 years
  • Married to William Thompson Graham.
  • Last Residence: in Greenwich England
  • 1st Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 17582 , £153 9s 3d
  • Cabin No.: C91
  • Rescued (boat 3)
  • Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
  • Died: Monday 29th December 1924

Mrs William Thompson Graham (Edith Ware Junkins) was born on 6 December 1863.

A resident of Greenwich, Connecticut, Mrs Graham was the wife of a leading industrialist W. T. Graham, founder of the Dixie Cup Company.

She boarded the Titanic at Southampton with her daughter Margaret; she occupied cabin C-91 (ticket number17582, £153 9s 3d).

According to a newspaper interview the two ladies were helped to the lifeboats by Washington Roebling and Howard B. Case.

"They shouted goodbye to us, and then what do you think Mr Case did then? He just calmly lighted a cigarette and waved us goodbye with his hand. Mr Roebling stood there too - I can see him now. I am sure he knew that the ship would go to the bottom. But both just stood there."

Mother and daughter were rescued in lifeboat 3.

Edith died in Greenwich, Connecticut on 29 December 1924. She was buried at Putnam Cemetery, Greenwich, Connecticut.

Travelling Companions (on same ticket)

  • Miss Margaret Edith Graham
  • Miss Elizabeth Weed Shutes

References and Sources C* ontract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])

  • New York Times, April 1912
  • Trentonian, 21 December 1997


  • Pat Cook, USA
  • Phillip Gowan, USA
  • Hermann Söldner, Germany
  • Craig Stringer, UK
  • Geoff Whitfield, UK
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Edith Ware Graham's Timeline

October, 1852
February, 1893
Age 40
December 29, 1924
Age 72
Putnam Cemetery, Greenwich, Connecticut.