Geir, Leo.


Geir, Leo (Geer; Gier; Girr); b. May 10, 1898, Russia; CP; Received Passport# 366494 on February 10, 1937 which listed his address as 3225 Orange Street, Chicago, Illinois; 39 years old; Sailed February 20, 1937 aboard the Ile de France; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, Co. 2, Section 2, Group 1; LaterTransport; Shell shocked; Repatriated Medical; WW II Merchant Marine; d. June 2, 1965, buried in Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, California.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 849, ll 21, List of American Comrades that have been Repatriated as per October 15 1937; Opis 6, ll. 896, ll. 44 (ver ar gen amer); Voros-Jarama; Ancestry; L-W Tree Find-a-Grave# 3710963.