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Jacob Epstein


Epstein, Jacob

Epstein, Jacob. (Berman, Jake/John); b. November 10, 1903, NYC; Attended Cornell University; ROTC; Married (to Nurse Ruth Epstein); Office worker; CP 1934; received passport# 9635 New York series on June 28, 1938 which listed his address as 242 East 19th Street, NYC; Arrived in Spain on September 8, 1938 served with the XV BDE, Medical Service, Mataro Hospital, Hospital Commissar; Returned to the US on December 31, 1938 aboard the President Harding; d. February 10, 1998.


Source: SACB, RA, (obituary) The Volunteer, Volume 20, No. 2, Spring 1998, p. 18.

Photograph: Jacob Epstein in Spain. RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 886.


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Additional Notes The Vol. obit states 10 March.