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William Edward Howe


Howe, William Edward. (birth name Jamieson, William Edward took on the name Howe in 1933); b. July 15, 1908, Fowlerville, Livingston County, Michigan; Father Albert Edward Jamieson, Mother Florence Stokes, Brothers Albert Jamieson and Sinclair Jamieson, Sister Arloa Orwin; Married (seperated) maiden name Diana Gordon; Seaman (NMU) and Party Organizer; Received Passport# 407564 (under Jamieson) on May 7, 1937 which listed his address as 438 West 23rd Street, NYC (81 13th Street East, NYC); CP 1933, International Seaman’s Union; Participated in the Bremen incident; Domicile 81 Ellridge Street, NYC; Sailed May 12, 1937; Arrived in Spain on June 6, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN (?); Served at Belchite; Jailed; Disillutioned he wanted to return home and deserted in April; Smuggled out on a British merchantman and contacted the American Consul in Gilbraltar; Arrived in the Philadelphi aboard the Brynymor on May 29, 1938 along with Henry Rudolph Maier and Herbert Hunt Searl; d. June 30, 1976, Santa Barbara, California (?).


Sources: Sail; SACB; Cadre; RGASPI; USSDA; Ancestry; Peter Carroll, p. 163.

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