Rosario Figueroa, Conrado.

Biography

k-Rosario Figueroa, Conrado. b. February 19, 1914, Fajardo, Puerto Rico; Puerto Rican; Father Pantaleon Figueroa (1886-?); Grocery Store Clerk; YCL; Receiver Passport# 369591 on February 25, 1937 which listed his address as 65 East 99th Street, NYC; CP 1935; Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Queen Mary; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, MG Co., Section 2; Lincoln-Washington BN, Cuban section; Served at Brunete; Killed in action July 9, 1937, Brunete.
Biography: Conrado Rosario Figueroa was born in 1912 in Puerto Rico. He was living in New York, a member of the Young Communist League, and working as a grocery clerk when he volunteered to serve in Spain. Rosario departed for Europe aboard the Queen Mary on March 10, 1937. He was killed during the Brunete campaign on July 9, 1937 ~ Chris Brooks
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Washington; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delos 829, ll. 73 (states Puerto Rican), & Delos 845 & 848; Opis 6, Delo 975, ll. 82; List of additional Puerto Rican volunteers from José Alejandro Ortiz Carrión. Code A