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Karl Jacob Cannon


Cannon, Karl and Saul Wellman

Cannon, Karl Jacob. (Canon; Connon; Carl); b. April 19, 1912, NYC; Russian American; CoB; Attended university for 3 years; Married; Automobile worker; CP and YCL both 1930 Section Organizer; received passport# 376691 on March 20, 1937 which listed his address as 352 Batavia Street, Toledo, Ohio; Sailed April 28, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain on May 30, 1937 after surviving the sinking of the City of Barcelona; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN; in June 1938 was with the Estado Mayor Instruccion; last unit Mackenzie-Papineau BN, Co. 4, rank Soldado;  d. June 25, 1997, Camarilla, California.

Source: Sail, SACB, Cadre , Mac-Paps; Pay, Harriman.

Photograph: Saul Wellman and Karl Cannon. Photograph courtesy Saul Wellman.


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Last Name Cannon
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