Rosenthal, Leon.

Biography

k-Rosenthal, Leon. (Rosenfeld, Leon); b. November 20, 1912, Hartford, Connecticut; father Rabbi Noah Rosenthal (b. 1884, Russia, naturalized-1936), mother Sarah (Cbelintz), mother Sarah Cbelintz (1888-1952);Married wife Lee Brohinsky December 21, 1935; Mechanic and Salesman; YCL 1935; Domicile 24-18 Deerfield Avenue, Far Rockaway, New York; 3rd Avenue, NYC; 26 years old; Sailed May 12, 1937 aboard the Aquitania (May 15, 1937 Georgic); Arrived in Spain on June 6, 1937;Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN; Death certificate indicates 45th Division killed end of February 1938 on Extremadura Front.
Siblings: brothers Abraham Rosenthal (1904-1956), Moses Rosenthal (1905-1980), Jacob Rosenthal (1907-1995) sister Edith Rosenthal (1914-?).
Sources: Cadre (under Rosenfeld, Leon); Scope of Soviet Activity; RGASPI [lists k. February 27, 1937], USSDA. RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 566, ll. 68-70 two letter to John Gates requesting repatriation. Code A
Photographs: Leon Rosenthal, Passport Photograph, 1937; Rosenthal and his assistant Sam Grossner inside their soundtruck 1937.