Shannon, Gilbert Eugene Leslie.

Biography

Shannon, Gilbert Eugene Leslie. (Gene); b. March 6, 1912, The Dalles, Wasco, Oregon; father Lloyd G. Shannon (1888-?), mother Susie B. Shannon (1891-?); 1 year High School; Single; Building trades and Automobile Worker; CP 1935; Received Passport# 426421 on May 27, 1937 which listed his address as 110 Cherry Street, Seattle, Washington (2101 N. Washington Street, Spokane, Washington); Sailed June 4, 1937 aboard the Statendam; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on June 19, 1937; Served with the XV Brigade, Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion; Rank Soldado; Returned to the US on May 16, 1938 aboard the Lancastria; Married Lucille Shannon on March 28, 1977, Newport, son Leslie Shannon; d. April 25, 1994, Lincoln, Oregon, cremated ashes in Bateman Mortuary Mausoleum.
Siblings: brothers Harvey M. Shannon (1915-?), Kenneth R. Shannon (1917-?).
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; Mac-Pap; (obituary) Statesman Journal, April 26, 1994, Salem, Oregon; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave #52835881.