BiographyKoble, Jack (Kovo, Jack/Jacob); b. April 20, 1913, Brooklyn, New York; Father Louis Koble (1882-?), a tailor, originally from Lithuania, and his mother was Tillie Loba Greenberg (1885-1960), originally from Rumania; Single; Auto Mechanic; YCL; Received Passport# 365365 on February 4, 1937 which listed his address as 126 Bay 25th Street, Brooklyn, New York; Sailed February 20, 1937 aboard the Ile de France; Arrived in Spain on March 7, 1937; Served with the 2nd Squadron, 1st Regiment de Tren; Returned to the US on October 1, 1938 aboard the Paris, travelled on certificate of identity number 3538; WWII US Army from June 24, 1943, service #32973964; Post-war he ran an Auto Repair Business, located near the corner of Bay 34th Street and Cropsey Avenue in Brooklyn, New York; Married Pearl E. Koble (1915-2002), son Richard (Dick) Koble; d. September 7, 1988, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, cremated by the Neptune Society and his ashes scattered in the ocean.
Siblings: sisters Ellie Koble (1911-?), and Helen Koble (1917-?).
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 924 (request for repatriation date November 15, 1937); L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photographs: Jack Koble, Edward Brook Carmicheal, and Bob Ingalls.