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George B Goldschmidt

Birthdate: (71)
Birthplace: New York, USA
Death: April 15, 1912 (71)
At Sea - Titanic Casualty (Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered)
Immediate Family:

Son of John Meyer Goldschmidt and Celestine Goldschmidt
Brother of John Meyer Goldschmidt, Jr.; May Goldschmidt; Samuel Anthony Goldschmidt and Edward Goldschmidt

Occupation: conveyancer
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About George B Goldschmidt

  • Name: Mr George B. Goldschmidt
  • Born: Friday 16th October 1840
  • Age: 71 years
  • Last Residence: in New York City New York United States
  • 1st Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Cherbourg on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 17754 , £34 13s 1d
  • Cabin No.: A5
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

Mr George B. Goldschmidt, 71, was born in New York on 16 October 1840.

He boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as a first class passenger (ticket number PC 17754, £34 13s 1d). He occupied cabin A-5.

Goldschmidt died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.

References and Sources

  • Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])


  • Hermann Söldner, Germany
  • Craig Stringer, UK
  • Geoff Whitfield, UK

George B. Goldschmidt


New York Times

Saturday 20 April 1912

George B. Goldschmidt, lost in the sinking of the Titanic, was one of the oldest members of the Bar Association, having become a member in 1870. He was born in this city in 1840, admitted to practice in 1882, and was one of the best-known conveyancers in this city. Mr. Goldschmldt served in the Twenty-second Regiment, N. G. N. Y., at Harper's Ferry and in the Gettysburg campaign, and was afterward Major in the Fifty-fifth Regiment, N. G. N. Y. He was a member of the Union League, Army and Navy, New York, Lotos, Hamilton of Brooklyn, and North Woods Clubs and of the Museums of Art and of Natural History.

Contributor - Mark Baber

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George B Goldschmidt's Timeline

October 16, 1840
New York, USA
April 15, 1912
Age 71
At Sea - Titanic Casualty