Plumb, Franklyn Carroll.

Biography

Plumb, Franklyn Carroll. (Carroll, Franklin/Frank); b. May 11, (November 5) 1913, Seattle, Washington; Attended the University of Washington for 5 years; ROTC 1 year; Single; Physical Education Teacher at the University of Washington; CP 1936 unit education director (No party affiliation); Received Passport# 28587, San Francisco series, on May 25, 1937 which listed his address as 2202 North 44th Street, Seattle, Washington; Sailed June 4, 1937 aboard the Statendam; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on June 21, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN in training; Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 4; Rank Soldado; Reported MIA Retreats; Deserted April 8, 1938; Sentenced to two months in jail and one month in a Labor BN; Served at Fuentes del Ebro, Teruel, Segura de los Baños, Retreats and the Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris; d. October 22, 1979, Sonoma, California.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; Mac-Paps; BN 58 Retreats; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 564, ll. 13 (fiche); USSDA 2:0844, 58:0926; Pacific NW, L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photograph: Franklyn Plumb. Photograph Seattle Times.