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William Herrick


Hy Rossman and William Herrick

Herrick, William.  (Harvey; Horowitz); b. January 10, 1915, Trenton, New Jersey; Russian American; Graduated High school in 1932; Union Organizer in the Fur Trade; CP; received passport# 358324 on December 22, 1936 which listed his address as 210 West 21st Street, NYC; Sailed December 26, 1936 aboard the Normandie; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, MG Co., Section Leader;  WIA February 23, 1937. Jarama; Returned to the US on September 30, 1937 aboard the Normandie; Post war along with Robert Gladnick and Morris Maken attempted to form Veterans of the International Brigades Anti Totalitarian resulted in expulsion from VALB; d. January 31, 2004, Old Chatham, New York.

Sources: SACB, Jumping the Line and Hermanos!, (obituary) The Volunteer, Volume 26, No. 2, June 2004, p. 23;  (obituary) “William Herrick, 89, Novelist on Espionage, Is Dead,” New York Times, Feb. 9, 2004; (online obituary) New York State Writers Institute State University of New York; Ancestry.

Photograph: Hy Roseman and William Harvey (Herrick). Photograph by Peter Stackpole for Life Magazine.


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