Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

10/4/2012

Does long-lost photo solve mystery of why playboy drowned on Titanic? Millionaire ‘wouldn’t leave mixed-race valet who would have been denied place on lifeboat’

A millionaire playboy went down with Titanic because his mixed-race vallet would have been denied a place on a lifeboat, researchers believe. Ben Guggenheim told other passengers ‘We’ve dressed in our best and are prepared to go down like gentlemen’ as he sat in evening wear smoking cigars with his valet Victor Guglio. for more click here

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