Rizzo, Anthony Michael.

Biography

Rizzo, Anthony Michael. (Michael Anthony); b. December 27, 1913, NYC; Italian American; father Anthony Rizzo, mother Celia Rizzo; Attended university; No prior military service; Single; Seaman, Tailor, Steel Worker; CP of Spain, Marine, Fireman, Oilers and Water tenders Union CIO; Received Passport# 465306 on July 26, 1937 which listed his address as 512 Park Road, Washington, District of Columbia, and 831 West 34th Street, Baltimore, Maryland; Sailed July 28, 1937 aboard the Washington; Arrived in Spain via Espolla on August 8, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln- Washington BN; BDE Auto Park; Served at Teruel, Segura de los Baños, the Retreats, and the Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on December 31, 1938 aboard the President Harding; d. September 28, 1960, Los Angeles, California.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 972, ll. 32-. Code A
Photographs: Anthony Rizzo, Lincoln-Washington, April 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0153. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries; and RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 972.