Leavitt, Barnett David.


Leavitt, Barett David. (Barrett), b. July 22, 1913, Chicago, Illinois; College education; Attended Graduate school for an MA in Psychology; Single; Student; Received Passport# 492149 on January 8, 1937 which listed his address as 2741 North California Avenue, Chicago, Illinois; Sailed March 24, 1937 aboard the Manhattan; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on January 25, 1938; Served in Tarazona Intendencia as a Clerk, SIM notes with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 1 in April 1938 for 20 days before being sent to Vich hospital due to asthma; June 28, 1938 declared “apto,”; No combat service; Served at Tarazona Base, no front line service due to asthma; Returned to the US on September 21, 1938 aboard the Ile de France; WWII Armed forces.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List (under Barrett, Leavitt); RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 931, ll. 4-10; L-W Tree Ancestry.
Photograph: Barett David Leavitt, HS Yearbook, 1929, L-W Tree Ancestry.