BiographyBrown, Frank (Brown, Hymie); b. August 1, 1914 (1915) (1912), Sioux City, Iowa; High School 4 years; Single; Longshoreman and Warehouseman; CP (1936) and YCL both 1933, branch organizer; Received Passport# 25478, San Francisco series, on March 12, 1937 which listed his address as 494 58th Street, and 461 42nd Street, both Oakland, California; Arrived in Spain on April 24, 1937; Served with the 1st Regiment de Tren; Last unit XV BDE, Transportation, Driver; Rank Soldado; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII Armed forces; d. January 15, 1992, Alameda, California.
Sibling: brother Archie Brown.
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Pay; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 3, Delo 453, ll. 133 (under Brown, Hymie); Ancestry L-W Tree. Code A
Photograph: Frank Brown in Spain, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 868.