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Louis Carter


Carter, Louis. African American; Single; Mechanic; CP 1937; 35 years old; Sailed August 18, 1937 aboard the President Harding; Arrived in Spain on September 6, 1937; OTS Second Class, Graduated February 16, 1938; XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Fate uncertain.

Source: Cadre, RA (under Carter, no first name).



Louis Carter was born in 1902. He was a mechanic and joined the Communist party in 1937. Carter sailed for Europe aboard the President Harding on August 18, 1937. In Spain, Carter attended officers' training school. No further information has been found regarding his service in Spain or whether he returned to the United States. ~ Chris Brooks



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Last Name Carter
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