Charles J Klein

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Charles J Klein

Birthplace: London, UK
Death: May 15, 1915 (48)
Irish Channel
Place of Burial: Old Church Cemetery, County Cork, Ireland
Immediate Family:

Son of Hermann Klein and Adelaide Klein
Husband of Lillian Viola Klein
Father of Philip Henry Klein; Charles Klein; Private and John Victor Klein
Brother of Herman Klein; Maximilian Klein; Adelaide B Whelpdale; Alfred Asher Klein; Philip Klein and 1 other

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About Charles J Klein

Charles Klein

  • RMS Lusitania victim

Charles Klein (1867 – 1915), 48, was a British playwright and actor who moved to the United States in 1883. Among his most famous works is the libretto of John Philip Sousa’s El Capitan. Klein’s brothers included the composer Manuel Klein and the critic Herman Klein. Klein was traveling aboard Lusitania with Broadway impresario Charles Frohman and fellow playwright Justus Miles Forman. Klein was lost when the Lusitania was torpedoed and sunk on 7 May 1915.

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Charles J Klein's Timeline

January 7, 1867
London, UK
April 24, 1888
New York, New York County, New York, United States
July 2, 1908
Rowayton, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
May 15, 1915
Age 48
Irish Channel
Old Church Cemetery, County Cork, Ireland