Molly Brown

survivor of the sinking of the Titanic (1867-1932)

Margaret "Molly" Brown Tobin (July 18, 1867 – October 26, 1932) was an American socialite, philanthropist, and activist. She became famous for surviving the 1912 sinking of the R.M.S Titanic.

Brown in c.1890 or c.1920

Brown was born on July 18, 1867 in Hannibal, Missouri but spent her time in Denver, Colorado. Brown was married to James Joseph Brown from 1886 until his death in 1922. They had two children called Lawrence Palmer Brown, in 1887, and a daughter, Catherine Ellen, followed two years later. Brown died on October 26, 1932 in New York City, New York from a brain tumor, aged 65.[1]


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