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Francis Edward Hanson


Hanson, Francis Edward

Hanson, Francis Edward. (Barnes, Jack; Hansen); b. September 7, 1919, Maury County, Minnesota; Finnish American; Single; Painter and Building worker; CP January 1936 (1935); received passport# 364835 on February 1, 1937 which listed his address as 414 Morgan Avenue North, and 2212 Clark Street, both Minneapolis, Minnesota (116 Highland Avenue, Maple, Minnesota); Sailed February 10, 1937 aboard the Washington; Arrived in Spain on February 18, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN(?), WIA Jarama(?); later with the 86th BDE, 20th BN, transferred to the Mackenzie-Papineau BN; Returned to the US on January 20, 1939 aboard the Aquitania.

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

Photograph: Francis Edward Hanson in Spain, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 906.

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Last Name Hanson
First/Middle Name Francis Edward
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