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Elbert Hubbard

  • Birth 19 Jun 1856 Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 7 May 1915
  • Burial Body lost at sea, Specifically: Body Lost at Sea
  • Memorial ID 9207

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.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 2 May 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9207
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elbert Hubbard (19 Jun 1856–7 May 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9207, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Body lost at sea, who reports a Body Lost at Sea.