Rappaport, Milton Mordecai.

Biography

k-Rappaport, Milton Mordecai. (Mordecai Gerson Rappaport); b. February 26, 1911, NYC; Russian American; Jewish; father Harry Rappaport, d. December 4, 1931; Married (April 15, 1932) Party organizer; CP; Received Passport# 64323 on October 10, 1933 which listed his address as 3175 Knox Place, Bronx, New York; 28 years old; Sailed January 5, 1937 aboard the Champlain; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln Battalion, Co. 2, Section 1; Rank Soldado; Killed in action February 27, 1937; Jarama, killed within ten meters of the enemy trenches, his body was never recovered.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Voros-Jarama; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 968, ll. 3 (ver arch gen americ); Daily Worker, May 27, 1937, p. 2; L-W Ancestry.
Photographs: Milton Gerson Rappaport; and Passport Photograph, 1933.