Olof Elon Osén

24 September 1895 - 15 April 1912

Third Class

16 year-old Olof Elon Osén was headed alone from Sweden to South Dakota to work on a farm and join his family starting a new life.

When the Titanic struck an iceberg and sank, he was one of more than 1,500 people who perished drowning or freezing in the icy North Atlantic water. His body was never recovered. Osén traveled on an adult ticket, as required for all passengers ages 12 or older.


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