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    Bruce Ismay, President/Chairman of the White Star Line that owned Titanic and its sister ships. History will mostly know him for his cowardly ways, for he got himself into a lifeboat and survived while over 1500 people were still left on board.

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    Bruce Ismay, dueño de la White Star Line.

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White Star Chairman Bruce Ismay boarded a lifeboat to safety and was criticized by many for his decisions regarding Titanic. A letter from his wife, Florence, reveals the relief she felt upon realizing he had made it through the disaster alive: "...Only a week ago today...I watched that magnificent vessel sail away so proudly. I never dreamt of danger as I wished her Godspeed...I know so well what bitterness of spirit you must be feeling for the loss of so many precious lives & the ship...

Ida and Isador Straus - Married to her husband for 40 years, Ida had a chance to board a lifeboat, but she instead chose to die in the arms of her husband as the RMS Titanic sank. She’s quoted as saying, “Where you go, I go.” Isidor tried to talk her into getting back into the boat, saying “The children, the children!” But her response was, “They will understand.” Isador’s body was recovered, as was his wedding ring, but Ida’s body was never found.