BiographyKoplowitz, Kopel (Matthews, Kaye); b. April 15 (4), 1907, NYC; Single; Factory worker and Truck Driver; YCL and CP 1926; trade union department; Received Passport# 369660 on February 25, 1937 which listed his address as 782 East 175th Street, and 337 West 21st Street, both NYC; Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Queen Mary; Arrived in Spain on March 25, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Auto Park, Intendente; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; d. August 1987, Manhattan, New York.
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; RGASPI (under Matthews); L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photographs: Kopel Koplowitz, Intendente of Auto Park, July 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0055. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries; and RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 924.