year old Canadian, Anna (or Annie) Hedges Bergch (b.
1871) and her eleven year old son Arthur James Bergch
Jr. (b. 1892) lost their lives at the Iroquois. They
were the wife and son of Arthur Bergch, a tobacco
wholesaler. The family lived at 4926 Champlain
Ave in Chicago. Annie and Arthur married in 1891.
Arthur junior attended the Willard elementary school
Arthur senior was injured while trying to escape
through a window on Couch Place but is believed to
have survived and by 1930 was living in Wisconsin
with his second wife, and with the lifelong guilt of
surviving while his wife and son perished.