Peterson, Kenneth David Richard.

Biography

k-Peterson, Kenneth David Richard. b. December 14, 1909, Boston, Massachusetts; Swedish American; father Charles R. Peterson (1881-?), mother Talie (Tilly) V. (Zackrason) Peterson (1883-?), both born in Sweden; Married Bettie C. Knauz on February 22, 1931); Clerk and Artist; CP 1935, unit organizer; Received Passport# 376789 on March 20, 1937 which listed his address as 423 West Street, NYC; Sailed March 27, 1937 aboard the Paris; Arrived in Spain on April 29, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 3, Section 1, Political Delegate selected by William Titus and elected by the section; Killed in action February 14, 1938, Atalaya, The Retreats.
Siblings: sisters Edith V. Peterson (1905-?), and Ida A. Peterson (1907-?).
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 3, Delo 455, ll. 89- 90; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photograph: Kenneth David Richard Peterson, Passport photograph 1937.