Stanley Harrington Fox - Titanic Second Class Passenger

Mr Stanley Harrington Fox was a second class passenger returning home to New York after completing a business trip in Britain. He joined Titanic at Southampton on 10th April 1912. While aboard Titanic, the day before Titanic struck the iceberg, he had his 38th birthday.

Stanley Harrington Fox was born in Henrietta, New York, United States on 13th April 1874. In 1899 he married Cora Ellen Morton, and they had two children.

In 1912 he worked for Gleason Works, a machinery manufacturer, in Rochester, New York. He had travelled to Britain, where he is said to have gone to Birmingham, on a business trip for the company he worked for. He booked passage home aboard the maiden voyage of Titanic; joining the ship at Southampton on 10th April 1912.

At the time Titanic struck the iceberg he was playing cards in the second class smoking room; the group he was with went up on deck but soon returned to finish their game. They again went to investigate when they could hear many people were about.

Stanley Harrington Fox was lost in the Titanic Disaster. His body, listed as body number 236, was recovered from the sea.

According to a 1912 document concerning the recovery of his body, held at the Nova Scotia Archives, he was wearing a grey suit and overcoat, and had with him a letter case, memo book, card case, 2 in gold, $65 notes in case, watch and chain, comb, a nickel watch, and 11s -25.

He was buried at Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, New York. His wife, Cora Ellen Fox, was also buried there with him when she died in 1941.

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