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Famous Passengers Aboard the Titanic's Doomed Voyage

Mr John Borland Thayer (49), Second Vice President of the Pennsylvania Railroad. Lost.

'It sounded like locusts on a midsummer night': Titanic survivor reveals the horrifying cries of the luxury liner’s dying victims

44 Facts About United States Presidents That Will Blow Your Mind

44 Facts About United States Presidents That Will Blow Your Mind (I've more or less liked Calvin Coolidge since fifth grade, and it's just been further confirmed. :))

George and Dorothy Harder, console Clara Jennings Hayes, whose husband, president of the Grand Trunk Railway was lost on Titanic. This picture shows them aboard the Carpathia, the rescue ship. George was plagued by nightmares for the rest of his life as a result of what he had seen and done to survive.

John Jacob Astor, playing tennis at Newport around 1905. His first wife, Ava Willing, is seated on the left in the foreground. Tellingly, she has turned her back on her husband.

John Jacob Astor IV, a U.S. millionaire businessman who served in the Spanish-American War, died in the sinking of the Titanic. His was one of the 333 bodies recovered from the ship. Astor was identified by the initials sewn on the label of his jacket. He also had a gold pocket watch that his son, Vincent, claimed and wore the rest of his life.