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Leonard Bertram Levenson


Levenson, Leonard Bertram

Levenson, Leonard Bertram. (Ebing, Lyn), b. July 2, 1913, New York; City College of New York, 2 years followed by Graduation from New York University Law School, LLB; Single; Lawyer with the FBI; CP July 15, 1935 (1932); received passport# 421927 on May 24, 1937 which listed his address as 38 Sutton Place, NYC, and 1402 15th Street NW, Washington, DC; Sailed May 29, 1937 aboard the Britannic; Arrived in Spain on June 20, 1937; served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN, Estado Mayor, Sniper and Observer; Later Company Commander and Adjutant BN Commander; XV Corps, Special MG BN, Co. 1, Section Leader and Acting Company Commander;  Served at Fuentes del Ebro, Teruel, Retreats and Ebro Offensive;  WIA three times October 13 and 15, 1937 and January 15, 1938; Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris

Source: Sail, SACB, Cadre, Mac-Paps, RA, ALBA 151 Leonard Levenson Papers; Len Levenson, “From Benicasim, to Brownsville, to Seattle,” The Volunteer, Volume 21, No. 2, Spring 1999, p. 21; Len Levenson, “The Road to Spain,” The Volunteer, Volume 22, No. 4, Fall 2000, p. 10; Len Levenson, with Bob Coale, “A Return to Spain,” The Volunteer, Volume 25, No.1, March 2003, pp. 10-18; (obituary) Bob Coale, “Leonard Levenson, 1913-2005,”  The Volunteer, Volume 27, No. 4, December 2005, pp. 21-22.

Photograph: Leonard Levenson in Spain, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 933.

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