BiographyZlotnick, Louis b. November 5, 1897, Porozovo-Grodno, Belarus, Russia, To the US 1907, Naturalized February 13, 1920; Russian American or Polish American; Father Hyman Zlotnick (1865-?), mother Rose Zlotnik (1865-?); No prior military service; Single; Painter and Railroad Worker; CP 1936, Painters Decorators and Paper Hangers Union Local 101; Brotherhood of Railway Carmen of America, AFL for two years; Received Passport# 384567 on April 5, 1937 which listed his address as 1308 North Damen Avenue, Chicago, Illinois (1243 N. Oakley Avenue, Chicago, Illinois); Sailed March 13, 1937 aboard the Georgic; Arrived in Spain on April 24, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Chief Cook; XV BDE, Washington BN, Estado Mayor, Cook; Lincoln BN, Quartermaster; Lincoln-Washington BN, Kitchen; Served at Jarama, Brunete, Quinto, and Belchite; WIA January 3, 1938, to hospital Moya in Barcelona as late as May 1938; Returned to the US on August 28, 1938 aboard the President Harding; WWII Armed forces; d. July 27, 1967.
Siblings: brother Isadore Zlotnik (1901-?).
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Washington; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 1019, ll. 47-52, L-W Tree Ancestry.
Photograph: Louis Zlotnick in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delos 1019.