BiographyEconomou, John G. (ΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΟΥ, ΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ; Economoy Economy, Juan; Giannis); b. 1912, Greece (Detroit, Michigan); Greek American; CP 1936 and YCL; Domicile Detroit, Michigan; Arrived February 1938?; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; Attended NCO’s School; Reported killed in action April 11, 1938, Gandesa, during the Retreats.
Source: BN 58 Retreats; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 414, ll. 46-; Opis 6, Delo 885, ll. 14; USSDA 2:0513, 53:0918; Greek; Steve Tsermegas and L. Tsirmirakes, No Pasaran. Greek Antifascist Volunteers in Spain, Athens 1987.