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John Jacob Astor IV, a U.S. millionaire businessman who served in the Spanish-American War, died in the sinking of the Titanic. His was one of the 333 bodies recovered from the ship. Astor was identified by the initials sewn on the label of his jacket. He also had a gold pocket watch that his son, Vincent, claimed and wore the rest of his life.

Financier John Jacob Astor IV was the great-grandson of John Jacob Astor. He helped build the Waldorf-Astoria hotel and died in the sinking of the Titanic.

The life vest of Madeline Astor, wife of Jacob Astor who lost his life while saving his wife and unborn child

Titanic Artifacts- Mrs Astor's Life Jacket - Madeline Astor, wife of John Jacob Astor who lost his life

John Jacob Astor, Mrs. Astor's son who died on the Titanic in 1912.

John Jacob Astor, who died on the Titanic in in costume for the Bradley-Martin Ball. He cut a dapper figure, but his haughty attitude and other undesirable traits got him dubbed "Jack Ass-tor" by some of the media.

Carl & Selma Asplund, daughter Lilian and their three sons were on Titanic when it hit an iceberg and sank on April 14 1912, killing 1,500 people. Carl had decided they should die together, but at the last moment Lillian and brother Felix, three, were thrown into a lifeboat by a stranger. Carl, 40, then pushed his wife Selma forward to go with them. Carl's drowned and frozen body was recovered from the Atlantic 12 days later with the ticket and pocket watch.  But his three sons were never…

Moment my dad died on Titanic

Carl & Selma Asplund, daughter Lilian and their three sons were on Titanic when it hit an iceberg and sank on April 14 1912, killing 1,500 people. Carl had decided they should die together, but at the last moment Lillian and brother Felix, three, were thrown into a lifeboat by a stranger. Carl, 40, then pushed his wife Selma forward to go with them. Carl's drowned and frozen body was recovered from the Atlantic 12 days later with the ticket and pocket watch. But his three sons were never…

Titantic's assistant surgeon Dr John Simpson.  His body was recovered and buried in Nova Scotia.

JOHN SIMPSON ~ Titantic's assistant surgeons body was recovered and buried in Nova Scotia.

While others rushed to the lifeboats as the ship sank, millionaire Benjamin Guggenheim stoically sat sipping brandy with his personal secretary Victor Giglio, declaring they were 'prepared to go down like gentlemen'. RMS Titanic

Ben Guggenheim: While others rushed to the lifeboats as the ship sank, millionaire Benjamin Guggenheim stoically sat sipping brandy with his personal secretary Victor Giglio, declaring they were 'prepared to go down like gentlemen'.

Quigg Baxter was 24 years old when he lost his life in the sinking. His body was not recovered.

*QUIGG BAXTER ~ 24 years old when he lost his life in the sinking. His body was not recovered.

The last living male survivor of the Titanic - pictured at left after the ship's sinking.  He died in France in 2001.

New York." Brothers Michel ("Lolo") and Edmond Navratil, ages 4 and whose father perished when the RMS Titanic sank 100 years ago today, and were known as the "Titanic orphans" until their mother was located in France.

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