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Victor J. Samulis


Samulis, Victor J. b. January 15, 1913, Cleveland, Ohio; Never in Spain; Father Casimir Samulis lived and owned a farm at “Entre Rios, Urdinanun, Republica Argentina, in 1954 he listed his mother as Ursula and said she lived at #9 - 14 Villa Satre, Temperley, Argentina; Single; Received Passport#368849 issued February 23, 1937 which list his address as 928 Stevenson Road, Cleveland, Ohio, Samulis lived at that address with his uncle Joe Samoly; Sailed March 17, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; Among a group of seven volunteers who were refused permission to disembark by French authorities due to a lack of funds, the group included:  Meyer Arnovitch, Abraham Bernard, Albert Clarence Hofmann, Herbert Frank Hofmann, Willliam Lux, and Oscar O’Neil; All had their passports taken up after returning to the US; Returned to the US on April 10, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; During WWII he worked as Merchant Marine, as an oiler in the engine room, continued sailing at least to 1954; Died January 12, 1980 Hillsborough, Florida; May have been telling a story regarding his family’s farm, farther listed in Ancestry as Ludwig Louis Samulis who was born in Gardamas, Lithuania and died in 1952 in Chicago.


Sources: Sail, USSDA/321/342/351/352/359; Ancestry.

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Last Name Samulis
First/Middle Name Victor J.
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