Gurevitz, Edgar.

Biography

k-Gurevitz, Edgar A (Gervieritz, Gurewitz); b. August 4, 1915, Chicago, Illinois; father Harry Gurevitz (1877-1945), mother Minnie (Ginsberg) Gurevitz (1883- 1948);Graduated from Harrison Technical HS, 1932; Single; Clerk; CP 1935; Received Passport# 4718, Chicago series, on January 6, 1937 which listed his address as 1305 Farwell Avenue, Chicago, Illinois (4027 West 5th Avenue, Chicago, Illinois); Sailed December 4, 1937 aboard the Lafayette; Arrived in Spain via Espolla on December 18, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; KIA April 1, 1938 Gandesa, during the Retreats.
Sibling: brother Bernard Allen Gurevitz (1913-1975).
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; BN 58 Retreats; Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 904, ll. 20 (ver gen amer); USSDA (under Gurewitz) 2:0614; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photographs: Edgar A. Gurevitz, Photograph Harrisonia Yearbook 1932.
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