BiographyBoyer, Harvey Karl (Hoyer, Hans); b. August 31, 1912, Portland, Oregon; Father Harvey Kinsey Boyer (1877-1966), mother Hannah Ida Williston Cook (1877-1929); Graduated from the University of Washington with a BS; ROTC; Single; Chemist; CP March 1937; Received Passport# 27269, San Francisco series, on April 28, 1937 which listed his address as 4136 Latour Street, Seattle, Washington; Sailed May 7, 1937 aboard the American Farmer; Arrived in Spain on June 4, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN; Last unit Lincoln Washington BN, Co. 2; Rank Soldado; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII Armed forces; Married Carol Louise Smith Heilner (1924-1998) September 1963 Kensington, Middlesex, England; Divorced April 1967, Alameda City, California; d. July 31, 1970, Alameda, California.
Siblings: brother Lyman A. Boyer (1918-1952), sisters Elizabeth Virginia Boyer (1905-?), Ruth M. Boyer (1908-?), and Helen Eloise Boyer (1911-?).
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Inventory North Americans; Mac-Paps; XV BDE; Pay; RGASPI; USSDA 2:0419, 53:0012; Pacific NW; Ancestry L-W Tree. Code A