Lefebvre, Mr. Paul George
Crew: Victualling - Saloon Steward
1 Sept 1876
Le Harve, Normandy, France
15 Apr 1912
Paul George Lefebvre was born in Normandy in 1876, the illegitimate son of Lore Elise Lefebvre (b.1844), a lady's maid. His father is unknown and his mother never married.
He seems to have spent the majority of his life in Britain. His mother is registered as working as a domestic nurse in 1881 in Hampshire. By 1901 Paul was registered at a boarding house in Chelsea, London, working as a florist while his mother was a domestiv housemaid in Marylebone.
He first appears on shipping crew records in 1906, working as a waiter on the Carmania, of the Cunard Line in 1906. He provided an address in Bootle, Liverpool.
Lefebvre signed on to the Titanic as a Saloon Steward and perished in the sinking.
His body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett. The description read as follws:
NO. 211. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 34. FAIR - HAIR AND MOUSTACHE.
- Blue suit and saloon Steward's uniform.
- Pipe; pouch; cigarette case; comb; razor; silver hunter watch; 35s. 7d. in purse; discharge 'A' book.
FIRST SALOON STEWARD, No. 99.
NAME - GEO. LEFEVRE,
17 Springfield Rd., West Ham
He was buried in Nova Scotia. What became of his mother is unclear. She does not appear on further cenus reports and may have returned to France.
Victim: Body recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (211)
Primary source : Encyclopaedia Titanica