Goff, Irving.

Biography

Goff, Irving (McLean, George); b. August 29, 1911, Brook14, lyn, New York; Jewish; Guerrilla; Single; Actor; CP June 1935; Received Passport# 366548 on February 10, 1937 which listed his address as 2815 West 31st Street, Brooklyn, New York and 2019 West 131st Street, NYC; Sailed February 20, 1937 board the Ile de France; Arrived in Spain on March 7, 1937; Served with the Auto Park and Guerrillas; Returned to the US on February 4, 1938 aboard the President Harding; WWII OSS, later transferred to US Army, Northern Italy working with Partisans; d. May 19, 1989, buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Good Fight A; Harriman. RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 549, ll. 81 (Fiche); Opis 6, Delo 900 ll. 1 (voir aprec); Find-a-Grave# 72222266. Code A
Irving Goff Interview,  August 24, 1980, John Gerassi Oral History Collection; ALBA.AUDIO.018; box number 1; folder number;s 18-071 to 18-076, Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.
Irving Goff Interview, ALBA V 48-055 to LBA V 48-059, April 3, 1985 and April 14, 1985,  Manny Harriman Video Oral History Collection; ALBA VIDEO 048; box number 5; folder number 23; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.
Photographs: Irving Goff Seaman’s Protection Certificate; and below Guerrilla soldiers Bill Aalto, unnamed Spaniard, Cecil Kunstlich and Irving Goff, ALBA/VALB.