Nemeroff, Murray.

Biography

Nemeroff, Murray b. March 25, 1916 (1914) (April 19, 1916); Olvinisk, Russia; Russian American; CoB; father Isidore Nemeroff (1893-1967), mother Bertha Sikiroff (1887-1966); Married; Physical Education Teacher; CP 1936 (1933, unit organizer); Received Passport# 393492 on April 19, 1937 which listed his address as 500 Chester Street, Brooklyn, New York (3037 Brighton 5th Street, Brooklyn, New York); Sailed April 24, 1937 aboard the Vollendam; Arrived in Spain on May 30, 1937 after surviving the sinking of the City of Barcelona; Trained in the Battalion of Instruction, Tarazona to the front in August 1938; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Co. 3, Section 3; Served at Quinto and Belchite; Attended OTS and graduated February 16, 1938; Joined the Brigade Sanidad as a driver on March 22, 1938, later to 3 (35?) Division Sanidad; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; While in Spain he contacted the State Department to look at leaving Spain; Married Roslyn H. Nemeroff (?-1965) on September 26, 1939 in NYC; Married Sylvia Langford on September 26, 1987 in Broward, Florida; d. November 17, 2001, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Siblings: sisters Sylvia Nemeroff (1924-?), Shirley Nemeroff (1924-1984).
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Washington; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 953, ll. 44-45; USSDA 2:0803, 58:0344; Obituary South Florida Sun Sentinel, December 2, 2001; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave 114393170.
Photographs: Murray Nemeroff in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 951; and on a train from Quinto to Abite, November 1937 (detail). The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0834. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries. (right) Murray Nemeroff and Alexander Goldberg, ALBA Photo number 11-0399.