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Biography

Groden, Daniel Samuel (Lewish, Dan); b. March 15, 1908, Russia; Russian American; Single; Radio (Mechanical) Engineer; CP 1931 (September 1932) section comm.; Received Passport# 377943 on March 24, 1937 which listed his address as 310 East 9th Street, NYC (3280 Rochambeau Avenue, Bronx, New York); Sailed April 21, 1937 aboard the Queen Mary; Arrived in Spain on May 18, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Co. 3; Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 3; Served at Brunete, Quinto and Belchite; Last unit Lincoln-Washington BN, Plaza Mayor; Rank Soldado; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII Armed Forces; d. January 1982.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Pay; RGASPI; ALBA 044 Daniel Groden Papers.
Photograph: Samuel Groden in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 903.