Leavitt, Barnett David.

Biography

Leavitt, Barett David. (Barrett), b. July 22, 1913, Chicago, Illinois; College education; Attended Graduate school as an MA 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 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.