Rawlins, Philip C..

Biography

Rawlins, Philip C. b. November 15, 1908, Lorraine, Ohio; Single; Laborer and Journalist; CP 1924; Received Passport# 419601 on May 20, 1937 which listed his address as 2027 East 77th Street, Cleveland, Ohio; Sailed June 2, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrested on June 20, 1937 when the vessel he was traveling to Spain on, the Joven Teresa, was intercepted by the French aviso Granit near Port-Vendres; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on June 22, 1937; Served with the 86th BDE, Transport, Ambulance Driver; Returned to the US on September 21, 1938 aboard the Ile de France; WW II US Army, entered in 1942 as a Private, made LT in December 1944; Married Marcella Gootman, daughters Judith and Patricia; d. September 29, 1963, University Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio, buried in Zion Memorial Park Cemetery in the Jewish War Veterans Section.
Siblings: Jack Ranen, George Ranen, Joseph “Joe” Ranen (1907-1987), Sally Ranen, Esther Caplan.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 968, ll. 40; Joven Teresa list from a letter from Jean Massé to Jim Carmody dated November 30, 1988; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave #193727960. Code A