Plumb, Franklyn Carroll.


(Carroll, Franklin/Frank); b. May 11, 1913 (November 5, 1913), Seattle, Washington; Father Francis “Frank” Herbert Plumb (1856-1949), mother Caroline Trimble (1880-1950); 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; Married Vera Davis on January 25, 1941, Seattle, Washington; d. October 22, 1979, Sonoma, California; State Department archives indicate that Plumb was MIA.
Siblings: brothers Herbert H. Plumb (1914-1982), John Robert Plumb (1916-2002), David McNair Plumb (1918-1998). 
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueras List; Mac-Paps; BN 58 Retreats; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 564, ll. 13 (fiche); USSDA 2:0844, 58:0926, 352.113; Pacific NW, L-W Tree, Code A 
Photograph: Franklyn Plumb. Photograph Seattle Times.