Newcomb, Otis Andrew.

Biography

Newcomb, Otmus Andrew (Newcomb, Otmos A.; Otis); b. January 1, 1901, Alluwee, Oklahoma; Full blooded Cherokee; father Thomas Newcomb (1855-?), mother Mary Julia Spurling Newcomb (1875-?); US Marine Corps 8 years; Driver and Caterpillar operator; No party affiliation; Arrived in Spain via Agullana on February 20, 1938; Declared “inutil para todo servicio” by the medical commission in Figueres on February 22, 1938; Returned to the US on April 1, 1938 aboard the Washington; WWII Merchant Marine; d. February 15, 1968, San Francisco, California, buried in Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, San Mateo County, California.
Sibling: sister Ollie M. Newcomb (Waller) (1893-?).
Sources: Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 31, ll. 58, Liste Des Camarades Renvoyesen France, Reformes Par Le T. M. M. under Newcomb, Otmos March 19 1938; Opis 6, Delo 953, ll. 56-; Find-a-Grave# 87665850; L-W Tree, Ancestry. Code A