Markert, Clement Lawrence.


Markert, Clement Lawrence. b. April 11, 1917, Las Animas, Colorado; Attended the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado; Single; Student and Steel worker; CP February 1, 1938, YCL 1937 and Spanish CP; No Passport issued; Certificate of Identity issued and taken up; Domicile 1927 East 5th Street, Pueblo, Colorado; Sailed February 4, 1938 as a stowaway aboard the Independence Hall; Arrived in Spain via Espolla on February 28, 1938; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Plana Mayor; Rank Cabo; Served in Retreats and Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris; WWII Merchant Marine, Pacific and Indian Oceans, Chief Radio Officer aboard the SS C. K. McClatcher, Rank Warrant Officer; d. October 1, 1999.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List; Pay; RGASPI; (obituary) The Volunteer, Volume 21, No. 4, Fall 1999, p. 20; (obituary) "Clement Markert, 82, a Biologist Suspended in the McCarthy Era," New York Times, October 10, 1999. Code A
Photographs: Clement Markert. Photocopy courtesy Dr. Clement Markert and original RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 944 and additional from same source.