BiographyKochnski, Cyprian (Kockins; Kochinsku;Kuchinskas, Frank; “Zip”); b. September 16, 1909, Spring Valley, Illinois; Received Passport# 368222 on February 19, 1937 which listed his address as 368 North Lockwood Avenue, Chicago, Illinois; 29 years old; Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Washington; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, MG Co.; Returned to the US December 23, 1937 aboard the Empress of Britain; d. October 9, 1958; Likely was a Lenin School Alumnus, he went to Leningrad through England in 1933 and returned in 1935.
Source: Sail (under Kochinsku); SACB. Code A
Photographs: Standing: Kid Cane, Jack Freeland, Ralph Thornton, Fred Keller; kneeling: Cyp Kochnski; Lincoln-Washington Machine-Gunner Company Sec. 3, Crew 5; The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0707. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries