Henry Sleeper Harper was born in New York on March 11, 1864. His grand-father started the Harper and Sons Publishing Company. He graduated from Columbia University in 1888 and married Myra Haxtun. Myra didn't like business but loved being social and traveling. The couple were traveling on the TITANIC in B-33 back from Europe and Asia. Along with them was Hammad Hassab whom was a dragonman. Harper had met him in Cairo, Egypt and brought him along as a joke. They also were bringing along a Pekinese puppy called Sun Yat Sen. On April 14, 1912, they were woken up by the steward and told to get their lifebelts on and go up on deck. The Harpers, Hassab, and Sun Yat Sen entered Boat No. 3. All including the dog, survived . Myra died on November 27, 1923 and Harper married Anne Hopson. Together, they had
a son named Henry. Henry Sleeper Harper Harper died in 1944. In 2001, James Cameron
sent a robot into the Harper cabin where they found his bowler hat sitting on top of what was left on a wardrobe.