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Jack Cooper


Cooper, Jack

Cooper, Jack. (Leavitt, Jack [real name]; Levitt, Isidore); December 8 (10), 1910, Riga, Latvia; Latvian; Single; Painter (member of Fisher Body Local UAW in Cleveland); CP January 5, 1931; received passport# 399708 which listed his address as 10627 Morison Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio; Arrived in Spain June 18 (14), 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Estado Mayor later with Special Machine Gun Company, Teniente, commander, later promoted to Captain; Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris;  WWII US Army February 1944 to February 1946, d. February 6, 1979, Dade County, Florida.

Source: Sail (under Levitt), Cadre, XV BDE, Pay, RA (under Levitt), POW.

Photograph: Isadore Levitt (Jack Cooper), Brigade Machine-gun Company, April 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0147. 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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