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Charles Melville Hays
Birth: May 16, 1856
Death: Apr. 15, 1912

Disaster Victim. Died in the sinking of the "RMS Titanic" on April 14-15, 1912. He was President of Canada's Grand Trunk Railway. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Clara Jennings Gregg Hays (1859 - 1955)*
 
 Children:
  Orian Hays Hickson (1884 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Titanic sinking 
Inscription:
The inscription on the back of the monument at the top of the hill reads: "In Loving Memory of Charles Melville Hays. Born in Rock Island, Illinois, May 16, 1856. Died in the foundering of the S.S.. Titanic, April 15, 1912. And so he died. And the example of his simple devoted consecrated life is our priceless heritage. We are different people and we are better people because this man lived and worked and loved and died."
 
Burial:
Mount Royal Cemetery
Montreal
Montreal Region
Quebec, Canada
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Sep 13, 2000
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