Hoohanisian, Gabriel.

Biography

Hoohanisian, Gabriel (Ophamsian, Chanisian; Ohanesian); b. July 15, 1893, Urania, Armenia; Armenian American; WWI US Army; CP 1924; Received Passport# 358297 on December 22, 1937 which listed his address as 314 East 32nd Street, NYC; Sailed December 26, 1936 aboard the Normandie; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN; Repatriated for age and to conform to policy; Served at Jarama and Brunete; d. October 30, 1959, Los Angeles, California, buried Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, California,; Used the name Gabriel Ohanesian after WWII while he lived in Fresno, California;

Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 849, ll 25, List of American Comrades that have been Repatriated as per October 15 1937 (under Ohanesian); L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave# 3718560.