Mani, Freeman Woodson.

Biography

b. May 23, 1909, Sisseton, South Dakota, Native American (part Souix Indian), Attended the Minnesota School of Art, Single, Soap Salesman, received passport# 5474730 on September 5, 1937 which listed his address as 2120 Harriet Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Tulsa, Oklahoma, Sailed September 25, 1937 aboard the Laconia, Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, rank Soldado, reported MIA Retreats with note "ultimamente visto desues de desayuno 27-3-38" (last seen after March 27, 1938,” deserted, Returned to the US as a stowaway on May 11, 1938 aboard the Exochorda, docking in Boston, Massachusetts. Sources: Sail, SACB, BN 58 Retreats, USSDA 2:0749, 57:0349; Ancestry. Photograph: Freeman Mani shortly after his return from Spain, Newspaper clipping.