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Simon Horzich


Horzich, Sam

k-Horzich, Simon. (Horzic, Sime; Sam); b. 1898, Ruca, velika Gorica, Croatia; Croatian American; Steel worker and Party employee; CP (1919?); received passport# 209730 on June 11, 1935 which listed his address as 1809 South Fisk Street, Chicago, Illinois; Sailed January 28, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain in January 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Dimitrov BN, Jarama; Died in hospital on April 3, 1937 from wounds suffered at Morata de Tabunja.

Sources: SACB, South Slav.

Photograph: Simon Horzich from clipping collection.

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Last Name Horzich
First/Middle Name Simon
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Additional Notes He arrived in the US in 1913.Joined the SPA and later CPUSA. Worked as an an organizer for the CP controlled SMWIU. Served as a member of the Bureau of the CPUSA's Yugoslav section. Died from wounds received at Morata de Tabunja.