Leinoff, Louis Simon.

Biography

Leinoff, Louis Simon. (Lane, Thomas); b. December 14, 1906, NYC; Grammar school education; Prior military service with the US Army, 13th Cavalry Regiment, 1923-26; Single; Driver and Printer; CP July 1, 1937(1936); Received Passport# 409738 on May 11, 1937 which listed his address as 9703 North Martindale, and 4640 16th Street, both Detroit, Michigan (1769 Clay Avnenue, Bronx, New York); Sailed June 4, 1937 aboard the Statendam; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on June 19, 1937; Served with the 86th BDE, Driver; Albacete Training Base; XV BDE, Auto Park/Transport, Driver; Rank Soldado; Promoted to Cabo October 1937; WIA August 1938; Served at Cordoba, Teruel, Levante, Aragon and Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WW II U.S. Army; d. April 4, 2001, buried in Riverside National Cemetery.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; Pay; RGASPI; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave #72610828. Code A
Photographs: Simon Leinoff in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 932; and April 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0155. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries