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|Born||December 24, 1894 (Pennsylvania)|
Jack Thayer’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.
Jack Thayer was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.
Famous for surviving the 1912 Titanic disaster by jumping into the freezing water and subsequently being rescued by Lifeboat 12, Thayer later published his personal account of the tragic event that had resulted in the deaths of his father and numerous other passengers.
After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, he served in the United States Army during the First World War.
Tragically, he committed suicide when, within just one year, his mother passed away on the Titanic disaster's anniversary and his fighter pilot son went missing in combat during World War II.
The son of Philadelphia Railroad vice president John Borland Thayer, Jr. and socialite Marian Thayer, he was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His marriage to Lois Buchanan Cassatt lasted from 1917 until his death and produced children named Edward, John, Julie, Pauline, and Lois.
He and the English-born Eva Hart were both Titanic survivors.