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Henry George


George, Henry. (Vernon Snow), b. 1906, African American, Single, Sign painter, CP 1936 (1934), received passport# 436583 on June 9, 1937 which listed his address as 1111 South Street, and 2312 Ellsworth Street, (801 South 9th Street) both Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Sailed June 19, 1937 aboard the Berengaria, Arrived in Spain on July 5, 1937, Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 1, November 1937 assigned to NCO school of Communication and Observation School as a clerk;  February 1938 returned to BDE worked in Cocina as a cook and kitchen helper, rank Soldado, Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris, d. August 1978.

Sources: Sail, SACB, Cadre, Pay, RA. 



Henry George was born on July 15, 1906. A sign painter by trade, he lived in Philadelphia and joined the Communist party in 1936. George departed for Spain, aboard the Berengaria, on June 19, 1937. In Spain George was assigned to the Lincoln-Washington Battalion's first company where he served as a cook's assistant. In November 1937, he was transferred to the Non Commissioned Officers' Communication and Observation School where he served as a clerk. George rejoined the Brigade during the Retreats. George returned to the United States aboard the Paris on December 15, 1938. George is believed to have died in August 1978. - Chris Brooks



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