BiographyKatine, Benjamin b. September 7, 1913 (1912) Brooklyn, New York; father Abraham Katine, mother Bertha Fox Katine; Single; Mechanic and Electrician; YCL 1935, unit/branch president and CP October 1935; Received Passport# 395543 on April 22, 1937 which listed his address as 2538 (2436) Valentine Avenue, Bronx, New York; Arrived in Spain on May 30, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Estado Mayor, Photographer; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; d. May 28, 1980 in Powell River, British Columbia, cremated; Wife Vera Fishman Katine.
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; XV BDE, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 555, ll. 33 (fiche); ALBA PHOTO 244 Ben Katine Photo Scrapbook; Find-a-Grave 136726906. Code A
Photograph: Benjamin Katine, 15th IB photographer, December 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0909. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.