Rappoport, Israel Irving William.

Biography

Rappoport, Israel Irving William. (“Rappy,” Isidore, Isreael); b. August 10, 1910, NYC; Jewish; Graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in Brooklyn, New York, then to the City College of New York, in 1929 complete 1 yr. at a business school; Single; Food worker in a grocery store; CP 1934; Received Passport# 360561 on January 8, 1937 which listed his address as 381 Powell Street, Brooklyn, New York; Sailed January 16, 1937 aboard the Paris; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, Co. 2, Section 1; Served at Jarama and Brunete; Repatriated medical; Returned to the US on September 24, 1937 aboard the De Grasse; WWII US Army, Infantry, later to Medical Services, stationed in India, d. January 17, 2007, Stuart, Martin, Florida, buried in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida; Wife Florence Rappoport, Daughters Nancy Allevi and Susan Kaplan.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Lincoln (under Rappaport, Israel); Voros- Jarama; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 849, ll 25, List of American Comrades that have been Repatriated as per October 15 1937; Opis 6, Delo 968, ll. 1 (ver ar gen amer); Harriman; (obituary) Scott Louis Clancy, “Irving Rappoport, 1910-2007,” The Volunteer, Volume 24, No. 1, March 2007, p. 22; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave# 119172075. Code A
Photograph: Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 15; Series I Photographs 1930s-1990s, Box 2, Folder 105. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.