Kaplinsky, Pincus.

Biography

k-Kaplinsky, Pincus (Rodman, Pinky); b. September 26, 1918, NYC; Polish American; father Isadore Kaplinsky (b. 1888, Poland-1925), mother Ida Nemesure (1892-1928); 3 years High School; Single; Hatter; YCL 1937 (YCL-CP 1936 branch finance secretary); Received Passport# 430803 on June 1, 1937 which listed his address as 316 Breeze Avenue, Brooklyn, New York; Sailed June 12, 1937 aboard the Georgic; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on June 26, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion; Killed in action October 13, 1937, Fuentes de Ebro.
Sibling: brother Benjamin Hyman Kaplinsky (1915-2000), half-sister Rose Eisenberg (1927-2015).
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; Figueres List; Mac-Paps; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 555, ll. 23 (fiche).  Code A
Photograph: Pinky Rodman (Kaplinsky) passport photograph, and  The Volunteer, Convention Issue, Volume 2, No. 1, June 1940, p. 25.
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