Granat, Morris.

Biography

Granat, Morris (Teitelbaum, Morris); b. October 30, 1915, Crimea, Russia; Ukrainian- Russian American; No prior military service (conflicting source says US Army); Two years college; Single; Student; National Studet Leage 1932: President of Chapter, Member City Executive Committee, City President of National Student League, YCL 1933: Branch President, Member of Section Bureau, Member of Chicago Executive Committee, United Non-Partisan Youth League: President, CP 1933, Illinois Workers Alliance; Domicile 1339 South Harding Street, Chicago, Illinois; Arrived at Albacete on January 30, 1937; Trained Villanueva de la Jara; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, Co. 2, Section 1, After Pingarron with Co. 1, Section 2, Group 1, Group Leader; Sent to OTS on recommendation of Hourrihan; Rank Cabo; Served at Jarama and Brunete; WIA July 25, 1937, Brunete; Hospital until repatriated; Returned to the US on February 16, 1938 aboard the Lafayette; d. February 5, 1985.
Sources: Lincoln; Voros-Jarama; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 999, ll. 48-50; Opis 6, Delo 1555, ll. 7, Fiche, & ll. 8 Hand-written auto-biographical sketch undated (under Teitelbaum, Morris); L-W Tree Ancestry.