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RMS Lusitania - Notable passengers

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  • Theodate Pope Riddle (1867 - 1946)
    Theodate Pope Riddle (February 2, 1867 – August 30, 1946) was an American architect. The first woman to become a licensed architect in both New York and Connecticut, in 1926 she was appointed a Fello...
  • Sarah Hodges (c.1879 - 1915)
    Sarah Hodges Grisemer RMS Lusitania victim The daughter of Levi B. Grisemer. He was 64 years of age at the time of Sarah's death. Levi had been ill for more than a year and had been unable to w...
  • William Sterling Hodges (1879 - 1915)
    William Sterling Hodges Sr William Hodges, 36, had been in the employment of the Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for 16 years at the time of his death. He first worked as a draf...
  • William Brodrick Cloete (1851 - 1915)
    William Broderick Cloete (d. 7 May 1915) was a British industrialist active in the border zones between Mexico and the United States in the late 19th century. He and Robert Symon, an industrialist fr...
  • Albert Lloyd Hopkins (1871 - 1915)
    Albert Lloyd Hopkins Albert Hopkins, 44, was the president of the Newport News Shipbuilding Drydock Company at 233 Broadway, New York City, New York, United States. As company president, he earned $2...

Notable and Celebrity passengers

Among the people who died there were many famous and wealthy Americans and Europeans who for many different reasons chose to make the Atlantic crossing at such a dangerous time. Of the roughly 1,200 people who perished, the following are worthy of mention: