|Born||John Kurtz Maxtone-Graham
August 2, 1929
Orange, New Jersey, U.S.
|Died||July 8, 2015
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
|Cause of death||Respiratory failure|
John Kurtz Maxtone-Graham (August 2, 1929 – July 6, 2015) was a Scottish-American speaker and writer on ocean liners and maritime history.
Maxtone-Graham was born in Orange, New Jersey to a Scottish father and an American mother. He graduated from Brown University in 1951. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War and then worked as a Broadway stage manager. In 1972 he wrote his first book on ocean liners, The Only Way to Cross, to be followed by numerous other books for small publishing houses. France/Norway, was published in 2010, and in March 2012 he wrote and published Titanic Tragedy. He later worked on a book about the SS United States.
- findagrave.com..John Maxtone-Graham Retrieved October 25, 2015
- "John Maxtone-Graham, an authority on ocean liners, dies", nytimes.com; accessed July 8, 2015.