Bailin, Mike.


Bailin, Mike (Moses Bailin, Morris Michael), b. June 4, 1916, Chicago, Illinois; Jewish; Attended City College of New York where he studied Chemical Engineering; Prior Service in the New York National Guard; Single; Electrician, Laborer, Clerk in the WPA, and Helper on a Laundry truck; CP October 1936 and American Youth for Democracy (YCL and CP 1931 Section Education Director); Received Passport# 407600 on June 7, 1937 which listed his address as 2829 Bright Street, and Brighton 7th Street, both Brooklyn, New York; Sailed June 16, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Served with the Artillery, 11th Regiment, 2nd Group, 14th Battery (John Brown Battery), 155mm Guns, Reconnaissance Group; Returned to the US on February 4, 1938 aboard the President Harding; WWII Civilian; Chemical Engineer; Worked on research and development projects on insulating material for US Army Signal Corps and US Navy; d. June 26, 1997, Brooklyn, New York.  
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Inventory North Americans; RGASPI. Code A
Photograph: Mike Bailin, April 26, 1997, by Richard Bermack.