Biographyk-Katz, Hyman Jacob b. January 3, 1914, NYC; Father Elimelech “Max” Katz (1890 Austria), mother Leah (Feller) Katz (1893-1985); Single; Rabbi and Teacher; CP 1934, unit financial secretary; Received Passport# 455459 on July 2, 1937 which listed his address as 2011 1st Street North West, Washington, DC (1550 55th Street, Brooklyn, New York); Sailed July 7, 1937 aboard the Queen Mary; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on July 18, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Rank Soldado; Killed in action March 3, 1938, Belchite, during the Retreats.
Sibling: brother Aaron Katz (1915-2008)
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; BN 58 Retreats; Figueres List; USSDA 2:0673, 56:0297. Code A
Photograph: Hyman Jacob Katz, Passport photograph, 1937.