BiographyBires, Albert b. March 13, 1916, Cleveland, Ohio; Single; Operator; YCL 1929 (1937); Received Passport# 416988 in May 1937 which listed his address as Cleveland, Ohio; Sailed May 26, 1937 aboard the Vollendam; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on June 15, 1937; Returned to the US on August 4, 1938 aboard the Manhattan; d. January 1966.
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; Inventory North Americans; RGASPI 545/6/543/ll. 24; Daily Worker, December 1, 1938, p. 2; Ancestry L-W Tree. Code A
Photographs: Albert Bires from group photograph aboard the Manhattan; and below in Spain.