Biography

(Lasso, Luigi; Krasna), b. June 24 (29), 1915, NYC; Single; Unemployed; YCL June 1934, unit agit. Prop.; received passport# 6972 New York series on February 4, 1937 which listed his address as 1561 Sheridan Avenue, NYC; Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Queen Mary; Arrived in Spain on March 23, 1937; Albacete, Post Office; Returned to the US on January 20, 1939 aboard the Aquitania; during the McCarthy period he moved to Mexico; d. July 1970. Source: Sail, SACB, Cadre, RA,Daily Worker February 9, 1939, p. 5.;VALB Memorial Tribute, December 6, 1970; Ancestery, SSN.