Rosati, Domenico.

Biography

Rosati, Domenico. b. July 1, 1887, Seal, Province of Perugia, Italy; Emigrated to the United States at eighteen in 1906, Ten years later he was arrested for his activities in Old Forge, Pennsylvania; Returned to Italy in 1920; he was politically active in the period immediately following the end of the First World War and in the autumn of 1920 he was tried and sentenced to eight years and nine months in prison for his actions during events that occurred during the occupation of the factories, imprisoned in Turin; Granted Amnesty in 1925, he left Italy in 1925 moving first to France then later to the US; Italian American; father Luigi Rosati; mother Maria (Sabbatini) Rosati; Miner and Merchant; Anarchist; In the USA he was well known for his anarchist activity, in Pennsylvania he was arrested and charged with “Inciting a Rebellion.” In Spain he served with the Italian Ascaso Column; After leaving Spain he was detained in Argelès- Sur-Mer; He may have died in the camp as his name appears on a report of those buried in the field of Internumento of Argelès-Sur-Mer; His name also appears on a list of Italian anarchist militants belonging to the group “Liberta o Morte” (Freedom or Death). La Spagna Nel Nostro Cuore.
Sources: Anarchist; RGASPI Fond 545 Opis 6 File 527, 51; “Domenico Rosati,” CPC busta 4413; La Spagna Nel Nostro Cuore.