BiographyKipness, Bertha F. (Kipnis); b. November 12, 1902, Wolyn Kotozon, Russia; Russian American; AMB; Attended the Mt. Sinai Hospital School of Nursing in 1926; Divorced; Nurse; CP 1919; Received Passport# 378166 on March 24, 1937 which listed his address as 198 Grand Street Extension, Brooklyn, New York, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Arrived in Spain on April 8, 1937; Served with the Republican Medical Services; Responsible of nurses; Returned to the US on August 19, 1938 aboard the Ile de France; d. June 19, 1949, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, buried in the Mount Jacob Cemetery in Glen Olden, Pennsylvania. [was married to Charles Cohen; apparently divorced; she remarried him in 1944]
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; RGASPI; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photograph: Bertha Kipness in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 922.