About George B Goldschmidt
- Name: Mr George B. Goldschmidt
- Born: Friday 16th October 1840
- Age: 71 years
- Last Residence: in New York City New York United States
- 1st Class passenger
- First Embarked: Cherbourg on Wednesday 10th April 1912
- Ticket No. 17754 , £34 13s 1d
- Cabin No.: A5
- Died in the sinking.
- Body Not Recovered
Mr George B. Goldschmidt, 71, was born in New York on 16 October 1840.
He boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as a first class passenger (ticket number PC 17754, £34 13s 1d). He occupied cabin A-5.
Goldschmidt died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.
References and Sources
- Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55)
- Hermann Söldner, Germany
- Craig Stringer, UK
- Geoff Whitfield, UK
New York Times
Saturday 20 April 1912
George B. Goldschmidt, lost in the sinking of the Titanic, was one of the oldest members of the Bar Association, having become a member in 1870. He was born in this city in 1840, admitted to practice in 1882, and was one of the best-known conveyancers in this city. Mr. Goldschmldt served in the Twenty-second Regiment, N. G. N. Y., at Harper's Ferry and in the Gettysburg campaign, and was afterward Major in the Fifty-fifth Regiment, N. G. N. Y. He was a member of the Union League, Army and Navy, New York, Lotos, Hamilton of Brooklyn, and North Woods Clubs and of the Museums of Art and of Natural History.
Contributor - Mark Baber