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Thomas Drake Martinez-Cardeza (Cardeza)

Birthdate: (77)
Birthplace: USA
Death: June 6, 1952 (77)
Place of Burial: Pennsylvania, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of James Warburton Martinez Cardeza and Charlotte Wardle Martinez-Cardeza
Husband of Mary Martinez-Cardeza

Occupation: explorer and art collector
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About Thomas Drake Martinez-Cardeza

  • Name: Mr Thomas Drake Martinez Cardeza
  • Born: Monday 10th May 1875
  • Age: 36 years
  • Last Residence: in Germantown Pennsylvania United States
  • Occupation: Gentleman
  • 1st Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Cherbourg on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 17755 , £512 6s 7d
  • Cabin No.: B51/53/55
  • Rescued (boat 3)
  • Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
  • Died: Friday 6th June 1952

Mr Thomas Drake Martinez Cardeza, 36, from Germantown, PA, boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg with his mother Charlotte Cardeza and his manservant Gustave Lesueur. They occupied one of the two most luxurious suites on board (B51/3/5, ticket 17755, £512, 6s).

Mr Cardeza, his mother and the servants were rescued in lifeboat 3

Mr Cardeza died in June 1952, he was buried beside his mother at West Laurel Hill Cenetery, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.


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  • Phillip Gowan, USA

Travelling Companions (on same ticket)

  • Mrs Charlotte Wardle Cardeza
  • Mr Gustave J. Lesueur
  • Miss Annie Moore Ward
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Thomas Drake Martinez-Cardeza's Timeline

May 10, 1875
June 6, 1952
Age 77
Pennsylvania, USA