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Elbert Hubbard
Birth: Jun. 19, 1856
Death: May 7, 1915

Renowned author/publisher; established the Roycroft Press. A believer in rugged individualism, he is best remembered for his inspirational essay, "A Message to Garcia" (1899). He and his wife, Alice, were among 128 Americans who lost their lives in the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, off the coast of Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland. He is honored via the Roycroft Museum (716- 652-4735) and a cenotaph in East Aurora, New York. There is also a memorial to Lusitania victims erected at Kinsale. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Silas D. Hubbard (1821 - 1917)
  Juliana Frances Read Hubbard (1829 - 1924)
 
 Spouses:
  Bertha Crawford Hubbard (1861 - 1935)*
  Alice Moore Hubbard (1861 - 1915)*
 
 Children:
  Ralph Hubbard (1885 - 1980)*
  Sanford Hubbard (1887 - 1955)*
  Miriam Elberta Hubbard Roelofs (1894 - 1985)*
 
 Sibling:
  Frances Hannah Hubbard Larkin (1853 - 1922)*
  Elbert Hubbard (1856 - 1915)
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Sinking of the Lusitania
 
Burial:
Body lost at sea
Specifically: Body Lost at Sea
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: May 02, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 9207
Elbert Hubbard
Added by: Bobb Edwards
 
Elbert Hubbard
Added by: Bobb Edwards
 
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God bless you throughout Spring, the Season when all Life is renewed. Rest in Peace.
- Richard S. Barzelogna
 Added: Mar. 23, 2014

- Sharon
 Added: Mar. 15, 2014
I read your story through a friend of yours, letter to your son about you & Alice's outstanding bravery during the sinking. You will never be forgotten, due to the wonderful writing you've produced through the years. I'm so terribly sorry for what happe...(Read more)
- Danielle McCullers
 Added: Mar. 9, 2014
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