Skean, Joseph William.

Biography

Skean, Joseph William. (Joseph Michael Skean); b. April 23, 1924, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; mother Katherine Skean (1885-?); Single; Seaman, CP 1937; Received Passport# 477273 on September 21, 1937 which listed his address as 927 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5341 Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania); Sailed September 25, 1937 aboard the Laconia; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on October 8, 1937; Served with the Regiment de Tren; Returned to the US on August 4, 1938 aboard the Manhattan; d. December 22, 1968, Spokane, Washington, buried Fairmount Memorial Cemetery, Spokane, Washington.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 990, ll. 3