BiographyCohen, Milton Mitchell b. February 17, 1915, Chicago, Illinois; CoB; Single; Jewish; Attended Roosevelt College, Chicago, Illinois and the University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois; ROTC 2 years; Single; Student; YCL 1935 (1934) Branch Executive Committee and CP November 1936; Received Passport# 332151 which listed his address as 5435 Kenwood, Chicago, Illinois Winnipeg; Sailed May 1, 1937 aboard the Britannic; Arrived in Spain on May 30, 1937 after surviving the sinking of the City of Barcelona; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN, Communications, Section Leader; Rank Sargento; Served at Teruel, Retreats and the Ebro Offensive; WIA Ebro; Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris; WWII attempted to enlist in the US Army was turned down due to illness; d. January 1, 1994, Lake Oswego, Oregon.
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Mac-Paps; XV BDE; Pay; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 545, ll. 14 (fiche); Pacific NW; ARP Survey Response; Canadians; L-W Tree Ancestry. (Momryk indicates that Cohen attended University of Winnipeg and attended pharmacy school. Dates do not match up may have data from another volunteer, likely Sidney Cohen) Code A
Photograph: Sergeant Milton Cohen, Company 1, Mackkenzie-Papineau, July 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0053. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.