Taylor, Orville Douglas.

Biography

k-Taylor, Orville Douglas. b. March 2, 1910, Scofield, Utah; Attended college; ROTC; Married; Artist (painted in oils); CP 1934 (1935); Received Passport# 425729 on May 26, 1937 which listed his address as 230 East 15th Street, NYC; Sailed June 5, 1937 aboard the Lancastria; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on June 21, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN, HQ Cartographer and Topographer Section; KIA March 17, 1938, Caspe, during the Retreats; Stayed with his friend Edward Dayo Jacobs when he became exhausted, both believed captured and executed.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List; Mac-Pap; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 571, ll. 8 (fiche); USSDA 2:0976, 60:0890. Code A
Photograph: Brigade Topographers Albert Kohn, Hans Gutman and Doug Taylor, November 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection ; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11- 0987. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.