About John Edward Maguire
McGuire was a brilliant student, and made a high reputation for himself. In South Africa he organized a baseball nine which won the Johannesburg district championship.
- Name: Mr John Edward Maguire
- Born: Tuesday 7th February 1882
- Age: 30 years
- Last Residence: in Brockton United States
- 1st Class passenger
- First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
- Ticket No. 110469 , £26
- Cabin No.: C108
- Died in the sinking.
- Body Not Recovered
Mr John Edward Maguire, 30, was born on 7 February 1882.
Maguire was a salesman for the Dunbar Pattern Co. of Brockton. Two years before, in 1910, he had been in charge of the Brockton Lodge.
He and his friends George Quincy Clifford and Walter Chamberlain Porter travelled for Europe on 20 Febuary 1912, leaving from Boston on the Megantic. After touring England and other parts of Europe Maguire was returning home from his first trip abroad.
All three boarded the Titanic at Southampton as first class passengers. Maguire held ticket no. 110469 (£26) and occupied cabin C-108.
Maguire died in the sinking, his body, if recovered, was never identified.
- Mr George Quincy Clifford Friend
- Mr Walter Chamberlain Porter
References and Sources
- Boston Daily Globe (Massachusetts), (morning edition), 16 April 1912, p.4
- Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55)
- Hermann Söldner, Germany
- Craig Stringer, UK
- Geoff Whitfield, UK