Titanic Lawyer Survivors White Star Line Charles Burlingham Read Medal Museum For Sale
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Titanic Lawyer Survivors White Star Line Charles Burlingham Read Medal Museum:
Titanic Lawyer Survivors White Star Line Harvard Medal Historical Museum Piece. Condition is "Used". Shipped with USPS First Class.Hello thank you for looking at my sale this is one of those unbelievable awesome pieces. Hard to put a price on we have. A sterling silver medal from Charles Burlingham
I will copy and paste his Wikipedia page which clearly states that he was the lawyer for the titanic and represented the white star line. He gave the survivors 450.00 each family
For the families of the dead victims for only $90,000 he settled that is so low that means he was one of the best lawyers if you think about it google titanic lawyer and you’ll see his name pop up it’s a famous guy his grandson married Louis comfort Tiffany’s daughter
Cool history best offer ty
This definitely belongs in a museum
I have no idea of value please share link and blog about it
Send to newspapers very cool piece
Burlingham was admitted to the New York bar in 1881. He became a leader in the field of admiralty law, and took up private practice in a series of partnerships, eventually becoming lead partner in the firm Burlingham, Veeder, Masten, & Feary, a precursor to the modern firm of Burlingham Underwood LLP, which closed in 2002.
Charles Burlingham represented a number of prominent clients through his firm, including the Holland America Line, Anchor Line, Nippon Yusen, and other shipping lines in North America, South America, and Europe. His most famous client in private practice was White Star Line, which he successfully represented before the United States Supreme Court in 1912, following the sinking of the RMS Titanic. The case resulted in a landmark ruling that American laws were applicable to foreign shipping firms facing lawsuits in United States courts, and limited the total liability of the company to $91,000 in lawsuits brought by the families of Titanic passengers.