Reid, Arnold.

Biography

k-Reid, Arnold. (Reisky, Arnold [real name]; Reid; Jack); b. June 24, 1911; University of Wisconsin; Single; Journalist and CP Functionary; CP 1935 and YCL 1925; Received Passport# 362886 on January 22, 1937 which listed his address as 113 1⁄2 East 31st Street, NYC; Sailed January 28, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Worked in the cadres office in France; Arrived in Spain via Port Bou on June 7, 1937; Served as a liaison officer in Paris; OTS graduated February 16, 1938; Served with the XV BDE 59th BN, MG Co., Commissar; Killed in action July 31, 1938, Gandesa, during the Ebro Offensive.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List; RGASPI. Code A
Photographs: Arnold Reid RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 970; and as Commissar of Machine-gun Company, 59th Battalion, June 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-1312. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.