Gold, Irving.

Biography

Gold, Irving (Isidore); b. November 7, 1911, Brooklyn, New York; Attended the City College of New York; Accountant and Salesman; CP 1932 (November 1937) and YCL 1930; Received Passport# 366436 on February 10, 1937 which listed his address as 2112 Douglas Street, Brooklyn, New York; Sailed February 20, 1937 aboard the Ile de France; Arrived in Spain on March 10, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie- Papineau BN; Rank Cabo; Returned to the US on January 20, 1939 aboard the Aquitania; WWII US Army, Engineers, rank Staff SGT; d. October 5, 1998, Jupiter, Palm Beach, Florida; Noted that while quartermaster in Tarazona he was sent to Valencia with 7,000 pesetas which he lost about end of September, was in jail until December 1937, then returned to BDE.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Pay; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 549, ll. 88; Opis 6, Delo 849, ll. 1, Special List for Personnel Service, I. Political Susect and Bad Element List, January 16, 1938 (under Gold, Isidore); Good Fight C; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photographs: Irving Gold, Mackenzie-Papineau, May 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection ; ALBA Photo11; ALBA Photo number 11-0037. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.; and RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo ??.