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Emil Arvid Ojst


Ojst, Emil Arvid. (Ojst, Einar), b. July 24, 1897, Wasa (Vasa; Replot), Finland; Finnish American; High school education; Served in the Finnish Civil War; Divorced; Engineer and Carpenter; CP of Finland 1935 (1934, section organizer); Domicile Seattle, Washington (544 Market Street, San Francisco, California); Sailed May 12, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain on June 6, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, MacKenzie-Papineau BN; Returned to the US on October 1, 1938 aboard the Paris; d. around 1945.


Source: 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.

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Last Name Ojst
First/Middle Name Emil Arvid
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Additional Notes Questionable history most information comes from entry for Emil Oja Ojst from the Mac-Pap survey sheet.; may be Emil Oja Ojst