BiographyCoon, John Canty b. June 14, 1906, Billings, Montana; Single; Seaman (NMU); Received Passport# 3327, San Francisco series, on January 20, 1938, which listed his address as 151 Elizabeth Street, Oceanside, Long Island, New York; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on February 8, 1938; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 5; Rank Soldado; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; d. February 26, 1973, Kirkland, Washington; Note a second Coon, John C. is listed on the Scope of Soviet Activity as San Francisco, CA; Sailor's Union of the Pacific - ousted.
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List; Pay; RGASPI; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photograph: Morris Stamm and John Coon, Lincoln-Washington, Gandesa, August 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-1673. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.