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Jack Borland Thayer

Jack Borland Thayer was traveling with his parents, John Borland Thayer and Marian Longstreth Thayer, and the Thayer family all boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg, France, on Wednesday, 10th April, 1912, traveling to Haverford, Pennsylvania.

Also traveling with the Thayer family was Margaret Fleming, who was the maid to Marian Longstreth Thayer.

John Borland Thayer was Vice President of the Pennsylvanian Railroad. The Thayer family were all returning to Haverford, Pennsylvania after an extended vacation in Europe.

John Borland Thayer was lost in the sinking of the Titanic, and his body was not recovered or identified. Marian Longstreth Thayer and Margaret Fleming both managed to board lifeboat No. 4, and survived the sinking of the Titanic. Jack Borland Thayer managed to board lifeboat Collapsible B, and was then transferred to lifeboat No. 12, also surviving the sinking.

Jack Borland Thayer died on 18th September, 1945, and was buried in Church of the Redeemer Cemetery, Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., the same place that his mother, Marian Longstreth Thayer, is also buried.

 

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