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 Charles Melville Hays

Charles Melville Hays

Birth
Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Death 15 Apr 1912 (aged 55)
At Sea
Burial Outremont, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
Memorial ID 12520 · View Source
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Disaster Victim. Died in the sinking of the "RMS Titanic" on April 14-15, 1912. He was President of Canada's Grand Trunk Railway.


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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."


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 13 Sep 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12520
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Melville Hays (16 May 1856–15 Apr 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12520, citing Cimetière Mont-Royal, Outremont, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .