Shiffman, Jack.

Biography

k-Shiffman, Jack. (Schiffman); b. May 18, 1915, NYC; 1 year College; Married; Steelworker; CP 1934; Received Passport# 420691 on May 21, 1937 which listed his address as 206 East Alexandria, Detroit, Michigan; Sailed June 12, 1937 aboard the Georgic; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on June 30, 1937; Served with the XV Brigade, Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion, Co. 2, Section 1, Political Delegate elected August 10, 1937; Commissar Co. 1; Killed in action October 13, 1937, Fuentes de Ebro.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List; Mac-Pap; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 3, Delo 455, ll. 92.