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Harry Elkins Widener

Harry Elkins Widener was traveling with his parents, George Dunton Widener and Eleanor Widener, and they all boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg, France, on Wednesday, 10th April, 1912, traveling to Elkins Park, Pennsylvania.

Also traveling with the Widener contingent was Edwin Herbert Keeping, George Dunton Widener's valet, and Amalie Henriette Gieger, Eleanor Widener's maid.

George Dunton Widener, Harry Elkins Widener, and Edwin Herbert Keeping were all lost in the sinking, and only the body of Edwin Herbert Keeping was recovered and identified. Eleanor Widener and Amalie Henriette Gieger both managed to board lifeboat No. 4, and survived the sinking of the Titanic.

Harry Elkins Widener was remembered in the form of a memorial library at Harvard, the Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library, which also contained his wide collection of rare books.

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