Johan Svensson Lundahl (1861 - 1912) MP

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Birthplace: Småland, Sweden
Death: Died in Titanic
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered
Occupation: Tailor
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About Johan Svensson Lundahl

Mr Johan Svensson Lundahl

  • Age: 51 years
  • Last Residence: in Fyrnan Småland Sweden
  • Occupation: General Labourer
  • 3rd Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 347743 , £7 1s 1d
  • Destination: Spokane Washington United States
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

Mr Johan Svensson Lundahl, 51, a tailor by trade, had for some 25 years been living in Spokane, Washington but returned with his wife Christina Lunddahl and 12 year old daughter Mabel to his former home in Fyrnan, Urshult, Småland, Sweden. Meanwhile they had rented out their house on E. Carlisle Ave. in Spokane. It was their intention to return after three years but Lundahl became homesick and travelled back in advance to the USA, the rest of the family to follow when he had the money to buy the tickets.

He boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger .

August Wennerström told that after the accident, when Lundahl realized the seriousness of the situation, he said farewell to his friends and returned to his cabin to die. His body was never found.

The Mansion House Fund paid 2699.52 Kr (£148) to his wife and daughter. 5247 Kr (£275) damage claims were paid to his wife and daughter 31 December 1914.

References Claes-Göran Wetterholm (1988, 1996, 1999) Titanic. Prisma, Stockholm. ISBN 91 518 3644 0

Acknowledgements Leif Snellman, Finland


Johan Svensson Lundahl's Timeline

Småland, Sweden
Age 39
Washington, USA
April 15, 1912
Age 51