Greenstein, Joseph.

Biography

Greenstein, Joseph (Gregg, Joseph; Gregg, Joseph Bernard); b. May 2, 1909 (1907), Columbus, Ohio; father Max Greenstein (1873-?), mother Rose Kraftsow (1876-1956); Journalist; CP 1933; Received Passport# 368208 on February 19, 1937 which listed his address as 310 East 15th Street, NYC; Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Queen Mary; Served with the XV BDE, Estado Mayor, Auto Park/Transport; Rank Sargento; Returned to the US on December 20, 1937 aboard the Ausonia; d. 1977 under the name Joseph Bernard Gregg, in London, Ontario, Canada, cremated ashes in the University of Western Ontario Section of Woodland Cemetery.
Siblings: brothers Harry Greenstein (1898-?), Morris Greenstein (1905-?), sister Rose Greenstein (1900-?), half brother Jacob Greenstein (1907-?).
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; XV BDE; Pay; RGASPI. Code A
Photographs: Joseph Greenstein, Auto Park, April 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0014. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 902.
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