Mazzetti, Francesco.

Biography

Mazzetti, Francesco. (Francesco Massetti); b. December 13, 1898, Gozzano, Province of Novara, Italy, To the US unspecified date where, according to Fascist authorities, he was very active in antifascist activities; Italian American; father Giulio Mazzetti, mother Rosa (Ruga) Mazzetti; Single; Waiter and Carpenter; CP 1926[?]; Received Passport# 393487 on April 19, 1937 which listed his address as 404 West 46th Street, NYC; Sailed May 7, 1937 aboard the American Farmer; Arrived in Spain on June 6, 1937; Believed to have served in the Garibaldi Brigade; Returned to the US on August 13, 1938 aboard the President Roosevelt; d. May 13, 1972.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; RGASPI; CPC; Italian; La Spagna Nel Nostro Cuore; (obituary note) The Volunteer, April 1973; L-W Tree Ancestry.