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Sol Newman


Sol Newman


Newman, Sol. b. August 15, 1908, NYC; Attended the City College of New York, Southern Connecticut State University and Syracuse University total college time 3 1/2 years; ; Single; Taxi driver; CP December 1935, unit agitation and propoganda; received passport# 366195 on February 9, 1937 which listed his address as 667 West 161st Street, NYC (522 W. 145th Street, NYC); Sailed February 20, 1937 aboard the Ile de France; Arrived in Spain on March 15, 1937; Served  with the 1st Regiment de Tren; Returned to the US on October 1, 1938 aboard the Paris; WWII US Army, stateside service, tank training; d. March 9, 1999.


Source: Sail, SACB, Cadre, RA, ALBA 081 Sol Newman Papers; Canadian II; (obituary note) The Volunteer, Volume 21, No. 4, Fall 1999, p. 21; Ancestry; SSN.

Photograph: Sol Newman in Spain. Courtesy Sol Newman.


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