Pabon, Pedro.

Biography

Pabón, Pedro. (Pavon, Pedro); b. May 18, 1912, Cayey, Puerto Rico, To NYC in the mid-1920s; Puerto Rican; Father Felipe Pabón González, Mother Cándida Vázquez Cardona, Driver and Metal Worker; Received Passport# 363579 on January 26, 1937 which listed his address as 65 East 10th Street, NYC; Sailed January 29 (28), 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN; Deserted and left Spain in July 1937 crossing to Marseille and requested assistance in repatriation; Returned to the US on August 27, 1937 as crew aboard the City of Norfolk arriving in the port of Baltimore; d. March 1978, Michigan.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; USSDA 2:0821, 58:0572; José Alejandro Ortiz Carrión and Teresita Torres Rivera, Voluntarios de la Libertad, Puertorriqueños en Defensa de la República Española 1936-1939. Code A