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Alex Goldberg


Goldberg, Alex

Goldberg, Alex. b. July 31, 1912, Patterson, New Jersey, Jewish, College, Married; Student, Radio worker, and Textile worker, CP November 1930 and YCL 1928 state committee, received passport# 427266 on May 27, 1937 which listed his address as 157 Adams Street, Newark, New Jersey, Sailed June 12, 1937 aboard the Georgic, Arrived in Spain on June 30, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN; XV BDE, Sanidad, Commissar, rank Soldado, Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia, d. July 1969.  

Sources: Sail, SACB, Cadre, Mac-Pap, Pay, RA, Ross collection VALB Memorial Tribute, December 6, 1970.

Photograph: Alexander Goldberg, Commissar of Sanidad, XV International Brigade, May 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0018. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.


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Additional Notes ; ALEX GOLDBERG 31 Jul 1912 Jul 1969 (not specified) New Jersey