Edwin William Friend

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Edwin William Friend

Birthplace: Tipton, Tipton, IN, United States
Death: May 07, 1915 (28)
Irish Channell
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Kidder Meade Friend and Ella Viola Friend
Brother of Auberta Friend and Argyra Friend

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About Edwin William Friend

Edwin William Friend

  • RMS Lusitania victim

Edwin Friend, 28, was a United States citizen and graduate of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was traveling on board Lusitania with friend Theodate Pope hoping to gain the support of the English Society for Psychical Research for the founding of their own psychical research organization. When the ship was torpedoed, Friend, Pope, and Pope’s maid Emily Robinson stuck together until they jumped from the ship. Only Theodate Pope survived. Edwin Friend was lost and his body was never recovered or identified.

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June 15, 1886
Tipton, Tipton, IN, United States
May 7, 1915
Age 28
Irish Channell