Erik Gustaf Collander, II (1884 - 1912) MP

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Birthplace: st. Michel, Finland
Death: Died in Titanic, Titanic, Titanic
Managed by: Emma Collander
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Immediate Family

    • Paul
      father
    • Augusta
      mother
    • Estrid
      sister
    • Erik
      brother
    • Einar
      brother
    • Ruth
      sister
    • Runar
      brother

About Erik Gustaf Collander, II

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Collander, Erik Gustaf

Erik Gustaf Collander, s. 19.4.1884, Helsingistä. Hänen isänsä oli tohtori Paul Collander. Erik Collander oli ammatiltaan insinööri ja hän työskenteli teknillisenä johtajana suuressa paperitehtaassa lähellä Helsinkiä. Collander lähti Suomesta 1.4.1912 ja hän oli matkalla Amerikkaan lomailemaan ja opiskelemaan. Ohiolaisen sanomalehden mukaan hänen tarkoituksenaan oli yllättää serkkunsa tohtori Paul J. Collander, joka asui Ohion Ashtabulassa. Collander nousi Titaniciin Southamptonissa ja matkusti toisessa luokassa.

Erik Collander hukkui, eikä hänen ruumistaan löydetty tai tunnistettu.

Titania

  • Name: Mr Erik Gustaf Collander
  • Born: Saturday 19th April 1884
  • Age: 27 years
  • Last Residence: in Helsinki Finland
  • 2nd Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 248740 , £13
  • Destination: Ashtabula Ohio United States
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

Mr Erik Gustaf Collander, 28, from Helsinki, Finland, was the son of Dr Paul Collander.

Erik Collander was trained as an engineer and worked as technical director at a large paper mill near Helsiki. Collander left Finland on April 1, 1912. He was travelling to the United States on a pleasure trip and to study. According to the Ohio newspapers he had planned a surprise visit his cousin, Dr. Paul J. Collander of Ashtabula, Ohio.

Collander boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a second class passenger and perished in the disaster, his body, if recovered, was never identified.

References

  • Cleveland Plain Dealer (Ohio), 20 April 1912
  • Ashtabula Beacon (Ohio), 20 April 1912
  • Claes-Göran Wetterholm (1988, 1996, 1999) Titanic. Prisma, Stockholm. ISBN 91 518 3644 0

Acknowledgements

  • Leif Snellman, Finland
  • Homer Thiel, USA
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