Jack Thayer

Jack Thayer bio

Birth Name: Jack Thayer

Occupation: Titanic Survivor

Place Of Birth: Pennsylvania

Date Of Birth: December 24, 1894

Date Of Death: September 20, 1945

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Jack Thayer was born on the 24th of December, 1894. He was best known for being a Titanic Survivor. 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.

Jack Thayer was born in Pennsylvania. 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.

Jack Thayer was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jack Thayer was born in 1890s.

Jack Thayer is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Jack’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Jack Thayer’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jack Thayer’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Jack Thayer kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Jack Thayer was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Jack Thayer
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Jack Thayer was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Jack Thayer was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Jack Thayer had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Jack Thayer’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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