Mr. Michael Gibbons

Michael Gibbons, 34, was a naturalized American citizen residing in Chicago, Illinois, United States, who was lost in the Lusitania sinking. Also lost with him was a box of personal effects. Gibbons had never married. His sole source of income was his wages of $16.00 per week. He left surviving him five brothers and two sisters, four of the brothers were American nationals, the other brother and the two sisters were British subjects. The Mixed Claims Commission decided that since none of his siblings were dependent upon him that they would not receive any compensation from the German Government.

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Michael Gibbons at the Mixed Claims Commission
References: Docket No. 2054, Mixed Claims Commission, page 476.

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