BiographyJackson, Eric Ivan (Ivan, Eric/Erie); b. August 26, 1902, Oakland, California; Single (Married); Miner and Construction Miner; CP 1929 (1932), Spanish CP; IUMM&SW, UMWA, Teamsters Union; Received Passport# 24855, San Francisco series, on February 19, 1937 which listed his address as 798 (693) 10th Street, Oakland, California, and San Francisco, California (Pope County, Illinois); Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Washington; Arrived in Spain March 20, 1937 (1938); Served with medical services Transportation Autopark, Driver; Served at Almeria April 4, 1937 toJune 1937, WIA on May 31, 1937 during shelling of Almeria by Germans, shrapnel from shell hit in right thigh, Hospital in Almansa then English Hospital in Almeria?; After release served as a driver and Responsible at various hospitals, also served as a translator; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; Spoke Spanish and English.
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; RGASPI Opis 6, Delo 916, ll. 14-20. Code A