BiographyFlanner, John Howard, Jr. b. March 30, 1918 Los Angeles, California; father John Howard Flanner, sr. deceased; mother Theodora G. Flanner; No prior military service; University of San Jose 1936-31937 one year; Single; Student, Driver; YCL 1937; Received Passport# 29524, San Francisco series, on June 12, 1937 which listed his address as 651 Gilman Street, Palo Alto, California (1225 Washington Avenue, San Jose, California); Sailed June 18, 1937 aboard the Alaunia; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on July 5, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Service Sanitaire as an Ambulance Driver; Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris; d. October 2, 1971, San Francisco, California.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; XB BDE; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 890, ll. 6-; USSDA 2:0541, 54:0209; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photographs: John Howard Flanner, Jr. in Spain, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 890; and circa 1934; yearbook Los Gatos, California, L-W Tree Ancestry.