Mandel, Emmanuel.

Biography

k-Mandel, Emanuel. b. January 4, 1911, NYC; Russian American; Jewish; father Persach Mandel (1885-1939), mother Bertha Mandel (1881-?), step-mother Bunie Margolin (1893-1918) [may be the same]; Attended the City College of New York for 3.5 years and New York University for an additional 1 yr.; Married Claire Roviello August 22, 1935; Insurance broker; CP 1937 (1933) and YCL 1933, Branch organizer; Received Passport# 373566 on March 11, 1937 which listed his address as 62-16 Mount Olivet Avenue, Maspeth, Long Island, New York (3747 61st Street, Wookrick, Long Island); Sailed March 17, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; Arrested in France on April 4, 1937, Passport was held by French Authorities; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie- Papineau BN; Rank Sargento; Killed in action February 17, 1938 Segura de los Baños; Passport handed over by French Authorities to US Embassy
Sibling: sister Mildred Mandel (1917-2014).
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 558, ll. 43 (fiche); Opis 6, Delo 943, ll. 2 (ver arch gen amer);Momryk; Petrou. Code A
Photograph: Emanuel Mandel, Passport Photograph, 1937, and New York University Volunteers, standing Leonard B. Levenson, Emanuel Mandel; kneeling Paul Sigel, Paul MacEachron, Elkan Wendkos at Azaila, Spain, October 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0729. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.