J. Anthony Brugger



Age: 64


Summary: innkeeper and longtime owner of the historic Harbour Oaks Inn that had been restored into an operating bed and breakfast in the small beach town of Pass Christian, Mississippi who was among one of more than 1,500 people reported missing and presumed dead in the aftermath of the devastating Hurricane Katrina tropical cyclone that struck the southeastern United States in late August 2005 causing unprecedented death and destruction along the U.S. Gulf Coast with the highest number of lives lost and the most severe damage took place mostly in New Orleans, Louisiana where the flood protection system failed, in which it was ranked as one of the five deadliest hurricanes and the costliest natural disaster in the history of the United States.



Cause of Death: Drowned in the floodwaters during Hurricane Katrina


Born: September 20, 1940


Died: August 29, 2005


Location: Pass Christian, Mississippi