Email | Share | Print

Adolph Rovainen


Rovainen, Adolph. (Kalle Maki), b. May 27, 1898 Franklin, Minnesota, Finnish American, 6th grade education, Single, Iron worker, CP 1937 (1933), received passport# 392124 on April 14, 1937 which listed his address as 2650 (2450) Newton Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Sailed April 28, 1937, Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN, MG Co., rank Soldado, unofficial scrounger, Returned to the US on February 9, 1939 aboard the Queen Mary, WWII Armed forces.


Sources: Sail, SACB, Cadre, Mac-Pap, Finnish, Pacific NW, K. E. Heikkinen, ed., Meidän Poikamme Espanjassa (Our Boys in Spain), Finnish Workers Federation, USA, Inc., 1939,  translated by Matti A. Mattson, Ancestry.

ALB Archival Materials

Search the Tamiment Archives

Full Database Record

Last Name Rovainen
First/Middle Name Adolph
Ethnicity Note
Immigration Status
AKA Last Name 1
AKA First / Middle 1
AKA Last Name 2
AKA First / Middle 2
Foreign Nation
Foreign Nation City
Alt Pob State, City
Family: Name
Family: Relationship
Family: Begin Date
Family: End Date
Family: Comments
Education HS
Education College / Univ 1
Education College/Univ Notes
Education College/Univ 2
Graduate or Doctoral Work
Graduate or Doctoral Work Notes
Prior Military Service
Passport #
Passport Series
Passport Reported Lost in Spain
Passport Age
Passport Date
PP or Known Address Street
PP or Known Address City
PP or Known Address State
ALT City
Alt State
Sail Date
Marital Status
Marital Notes
Vocation 1
Vocation 2
Vocation 3
Party Affiliation
Date Affiliation
ALT Affiliation
ALT date
ALT affiliation 2
Arrival (in Spain) Date
Units served with
Battle action
Returned Date
Returned other
WWII Service
Place Died City
KIA/MIA/Died other
KIA/MIA/Died other Date
KIA/MIA/Died other Location
KIA/MIA/Died other Battle
Additional Notes