John Borland Thayer, II

John Borland Thayer, II

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 15 Apr 1912 (aged 49)
At Sea
Burial Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Memorial in the Church -- body lost at sea
Memorial ID 7220342 · View Source
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Died on the Titanic. Body not recovered.

John Borland Thayer, 49, of Haverford, Pennsylvania, was Second Vice-President of the Pennsylvania Railroad. He was married to Marian Longstreth Morris. They had two daughters: Margaret "Peggy" and Pauline, and two sons, one of whom, Jack Thayer, accompanied them on their trip to Europe in 1912, and survived the sinking of the Titanic.

Mr Thayer and his family had been in Berlin as guests of the American Consul General two weeks prior to boarding the Titanic as first class passengers (cabin C-68).



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  • Created by: Frank Helminski
  • Added: 28 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7220342
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Borland Thayer, II (21 Apr 1862–15 Apr 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7220342, citing Church of the Redeemer Cemetery, Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Frank Helminski (contributor 46563091) .