Stamatakos, Nicholas Michael.

Biography

Stamatakos, Nicholas Michael. (ΣΤΑΜΑΤΑΚΟΣ, ΝΙΚΟΣ; Costos Stamatkos, Nicos Stamatakos); b. September 28, 1898, Mani, (Keokee Laconia) Greece; Greek American; Mother Migael Samatako, Mother Maria Christofilakis; Elementary school education; Single; Cook and Restaurant Worker; CP 1935 (1934), Greek Federation of Workers, IWO; Received Passport# 370488 on March 1, 1937 which listed his address as 22 Morris Street, Springfield, Massachusetts; Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Washington; Arrived in Spain on March 27, 1937; Served with the 1st Regiment de Tren, Cook; Rank Soldado; Served at Brunete, Teruel, and Belchite; Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris; Marrier Delia Cecilia (Diodata) Gaagliarducci (1907-1968) on September 10, 1941 in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts; d. April 21, 1965, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 420, ll. 40-42; Greek I, D. Paleologopoulos Greek Antifascist Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War (1936-39), Athens 1986; Steve Tsermegas and L. Tsirmirakes, No Pasaran. Greek Antifascist Volunteers in Spain, Athens 1987, L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave #142348062.
Photographs: Nick Stamatakos in Spain: Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 420; Photograph newspaper clipping; Costas (Nicos) Stamatakos. Nick Stamiatakos. Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 15; Series I Photographs 1930s-1990s, Box 3, Folder 35. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.