Marin, Emiliano.

Biography

Marín, Emiliano. b. August 8, 1910, Jayuya, Purto Rico, to NY May 25, 1926; Puerto Rican; Father Francisco Marin, Mother Maria Torres (both deceased); Elementary school education; Served in the New York National Guard, 369th Regiment, beginning in 1928 as a Medic, Rank Private; Single; Salesman, Laborer, and Seaman (stoker and fireman); Domicile 129 W 112th Street, NYC; CP April 1934, Club Julio Antonio Mella, IWO; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on July 11, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN Co. 2, also served in the Anti-gas section, Co. 1, and the Estado Mayor; Interpreter; Rank Cabo; Served at Quinto, Belchite, Fuentes de Ebro, and the Ebro Offensive; WIA, July 30, 1938, Villalba, one month in hospital; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; in 1948 was working as a seaman; d. October 1948, disappeared at sea from the Cuba Victory.
Sources: Cadre; Figueres List; Pay; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 829, ll. 47-49; 52- 53; Opis 6 Delo 852 & 35; Alejandro Ortiz Carrión and Teresita Torres Rivera, Voluntarios de la Libertad, Puertorriqueños en Defensa de la República Española 1936- 1939. Code A
Photographs: Emiliano Marin,in Lincoln-Washington Battalion, December 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0657. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.