Herman, Francis J..

Biography

Herman, Francis J b. March 29, 1896, Chicago, Illinois; father Max Hermann (1854- 1919), mother Franziska Klinkenberg (1856-1886); Single; Fitter; CP 1937; Received Passport# 25031, San Francisco series, on February 26, 1937 which listed his address as 324 Haight (Height) Street, San Francisco, California (224 Lincoln Street, Santa Rosa, California); 53 years old; Sailed March 17, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papieneau BN; Returned July 20, 1938 aboard the Champlain; d. September 11, 1953, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.
Sibling: brother Bruno Herann (1883-1952).

Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 551, ll. 104 (fiche); L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photograph: Francis Herman from a group photograph taken aboard the returning Champlain.