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Robert Adair Cummins

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Cummins, Robert


Cummins, Robert Adair. b. July 28, 1916, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin (Ann Arbor, Michigan); Graduated from the University of Michigan, BA; Single; Journalist and Student; YCL 1935 and CP February 1936; received passport# 433504 on June 4, 1937 which listed his address as 1420 Golden Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Detroit, Michigan; Sailed June 16, 1937 aboard the Aquitania;  Arrived in Spain on June 28, 1937; Served in the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN; BDE Estado Mayor, operations; WWII XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN; BDE Estado Mayor, Operations, rank Soldado; Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris; d. August 9, 1995, Ann Arbor, Michigan (Superior, Michigan).

Source: Sail, SACB, Cadre, Mac-Paps, XV BDE; Pay, RA, USSDA 53:0509; (obituary) The Volunteer, Volume 17, No. 2, Fall 1995, p. 6; Ancestry. 

Photograph: Robert Cummins, Brigade Runner, April 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0146. 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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Additional Notes ROBERT A CUMMINS 28 Jul 1916 09 Aug 1995 48104 (Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, MI)