Sanborn, Charles William.


Sanborn, Charles William. (“Blacky”); b. March 7, 1902, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Native American; 5 years US Navy; Single; Seaman; CP 1937; Received Passport# 471502 on August 19, 1937 which listed his address as 1014 10th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia and 2533 South 15th Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (2533 S. 13th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania); 37 years old; Sailed August 28, 1937 aboard the Lafayette; Arrived in Spain via Espolla on September 14, 1937; Served with the XV Brigade; WIA or ill; Returned to the US on August 4, 1938 aboard the Manhattan; d. July 14, 1966, NYC.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; L-W Tree Ancestry.
Photographs: Charles Blacky Sanborn two details from group photographs taken aboard the returning Manhattan.