Friedman, Maurice Wolf.

Biography

k-Friedman, Maurice Wolf (“Boysy” family nickname); b. March 10, 1919 (1918), Los Angeles, California; Russian American; father Isador Friedman b. August 9, 1898, Kiev, Russia; Education through 10th grade at Polytechnic High School in San Francisco; Single; Seaman and Student; YCL; Received Passport# 32912, San Francisco series, on December 31, 1937 which listed his address as 1903 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, California; Sailed January 12, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrested upon arrival in France and after a jail sentence he was scheduled for deportation; Friends in France assisted in his crossing of the Pyrenees; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on January 23, 1938; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; KIA April 2, 1938 Gandesa, during the Retreats.
Sibling: sister Muriel Eldridge.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; BN 58 Retreats; Figueres List; Biographical sketch by Muriel Eldridge (sister). Code A
Photographs: Maurice Wolf Friedman courtesy Friedman family; and Passport Photograph.