Lenthier, Arthur A..

Biography

k-Lenthier, Arthur A. (Lenthier, John.Amand); b. July 29, 1914, Chelsea, Massachusetts; Parents Amand Alphonse Lenthier (1885-?) and Irene Hickey Lenthier (1891-?); Attended Fordham University; Married (Kate Schwartz 1936); Actor; CP; Received Passport# 364968 on February 2, 1937 which listed his address as 240 Waverly Place, NYC; Sailed February 6, 1937 aboard the Paris; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln Battalion, Co. 2, Section 1, Group 1; Rank Soldado; Arrived at the Front on the 26th with reinforcements; Killed in action February 27, 1937; He is noted as having gone into action in the attack carrying his full pack.
Sibling: Irene R. Lenthier (1906-).
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Americans and Canadians Killed in Spain Complete list to November 15, 1937; RGASPI; Mac-Pap Tree Ancestry; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photographs: John Lenthier,  Passport photograph, clipping and  from New England Fights for Spanish Democracy.