J Bruce Ismay

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Birthday
12, 1862
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 17, 1937 (74)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
12, 1862
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 17, 1937 (74)

About

English businessman remembered for being one of the survivors of the 1912 sinking of the RMS Titanic. At the time of the disaster, he was the Chairman of the White Star Line shipping company. 

Before Fame

He became the head of White Star line after the death of his father and the company's founder, Thomas Ismay, in 1899.

Trivia

He has been depicted in many dramatized versions of the sinking of the Titanic, including the 1958 film A Night to Remember and the 1997 blockbuster Titanic.

Family Life

He was survived by his wife, Florence Schieffelin, whom he married in march 1867.

Associated With

He survived the sinking of the RMS Titanic, which was captained by Edward Smith.