Markowitz, Leo Isaac.


Markowitz, Leo Isaac. (Lee Marcus); b. April 29, 1914, NYC; Jewish; Single; Driver; YCL; Received Passport# 368622 on February 11, 1937 which listed his address as 269 Christopher Avenue, and 390 Stone Avenue both Brooklyn, New York; Arrived in Spain on March 7, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Plaza Mayor; At some point was assigned to Castellejo; Rank Sargento; Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII Armed forces, May 8, 1941-1945; d. June 7, 1982 in Broward County, Florida.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Pay. Code A
Photograph: Leon Markowitz, 15th IB Commissariat, December 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-1276. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.