Gutman, Hans.

Biography

Gutman, Hans (Glutman); b. February 19, 1878, Windau, Latvia (Windall, Russia); Naturalized Citizen District Court of Seattle, Washington June 10, 1911; Single; Seaman; CP 1931; Received Passport# 492354 (402354) on May 1, 1937 which listed his address as 1150 President Street, Brooklyn, New York; 59 years old; Sailed May 7, 1937 aboard the American Farmer; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on June 15, 1937; Trained with the Mackenzie-Papineau BN at Tarazona; Served with the XV BDE, Estado Mayor, Topographer; Returned to the US on August 28, 1938 aboard the De Grasse.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 550, ll. 58 (fiche); L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A1
Photograph: Brigade Topographers Albert Kohn, Hans Gutman and Doug Taylor, November 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0987. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries; and belowtTwo photographs from his Seaman’s Certificate of Identity.
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