Evening World (Roanoke, Va.), April 20, 1912
Some Notable Persons Who Were Passengers on Board the Ill Fated White Star Liner Titanic.
Among the well known
persons who were passengers on the Titanic were: (1) Colonel John Jacob
Astor, the American head of the Astor family; (2)Joseph Bruce Ismay,
managing director of the White Star line; (3) Isidor Straus, a famous New
York merchant; (4) James Clinch Smith, sportsman and society man of New York
and Paris; (5) Henry B. Harris, theatrical manager and producer; (6) Major
Archibald Willingham Butt, President Taft's military aid; (7) Frank D.
Millet, noted artist; (8) William T. Stead, celebrated English editor. The
steamship is the Carpathia of the Cunard line, which rescued hundreds of the