Sacks, Leon Meyer.

Biography

Sacks, Leon Meyer. b. August 9, 1913, Louisville, New York; Jewish; 2 years US Army, Engineers; Driver; CP (YCL); Received Passport# 3609 on January 11, 1937 which listed his address as RFD 9, Box 366, College Hill, Cincinnati, Ohio; 23 years old; Sailed January 23, 1937 aboard the Champlain; Arrived in Spain on February 11, 1937; Served with the Regiment de Tren; Repatriated for regimental reasons; Returned to the US on October 13, 1937 aboard the Britannic; WWII US Army, PFC; d. October 29, 1993, El Paso, Texas, buried in National Memorial Cemetery of Arizon, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona,; Wife Edna M. Sacks.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Americans; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 849, ll 26, List of American Comrades that have been Repatriated as per October 15 1937; Find-a-Grave# 3996223.
Photograph: Leon Sacks. Photograph from the Trenton, NJ Trenton Times.