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Esther Miriam Silverstein


Silverstein, Esther

Silverstein, Esther Miriam. b. August 3, 1915, Goshen County, Wyoming, Jewish, AMB, Graduated from Mitchell High School then attended the University of California where she studied nursing, Single, Nurse in the Marine Hospital in San Francisco, received passport# 414727 on May 17, 1937 which listed her address as 538 29th Avenue, San Francisco, California, Sailed May 1937 aboard the Normandie, Arrived in Spain on May 19, 1937, Served with the Medical Services, Sanitary Corps, English Hospital, Hueta; 35th International Division Sanitary Corps, Returned to the US in September 1938 aboard the Ile de France, Married Richard Blanc January 25, 1941, WWII US Army Nurse Corps, Utica, New York and Dayton, Ohio.  Rank 2 Lieutenant, d. April 22, 1997, married name Blanc.

Sources: Sail, SACB, RA, ARP Survey; Peter Carroll, “SCW Nurse Esther Blanc, Storyteller,” The Volunteer, Volume 26, No. 1, March 2004, p. 18.

Photograph: Esther Silverstein Blanc, ALBA/VALB. 

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Additional Notes Married January 25, 1941 to Richard Blanc.