Salzbrenner, Florenz Frederick.

Biography

Salzbrenner, Florenz Frederick. b. April 17, 1900 Amana, Iowa; Jewish; father Robert Frederich Salzbrenner (1869-1934), mother Bertha “Minnie” Geiler (1872 1914); Married Lena M. Heidel (1902-?) on September 8, 1923 in Waterloo, Iowa, sons Roland Salzbrenner (1927-?), Vernon Salzbrenner (1930-?), daughter Lucile Salzbrenner (1926- ?); Painter and Driver; CP 1928 to 1933 (1930); Received Passport# 403462 on May 3, 1937 which listed his address as 1111 West Garfield Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1916 W. Floyd Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin); Sailed June 23, 1937 aboard the Queen Mary; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on July 6, 1937; Served with the XV Brigade, Lincoln-Washington Battalion; Mackenzie Papineau Battalion, Co. 1; Served at Quinto, Belchite and the Ebro Offensive; WIA September 1937 Belchite and again on July 29, 1938 in Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; d. December 1947, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, buried Glen Oaks Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Sibling: brother Carl Robert Salzbrenner (1898-1977), sister Anna M. Salzbrenner (1897-?).
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; RGASPI; Iowa Research; L-W Tree Ancestry, Find-a-Grave #206512411.