Peters, Raymond Leo.

Biography

k-Peters, Raymond Leo. (Peters, Robert/Leo); b. June 27, 1909, Oak, Nebraska; father John Peters (1884-?), mother Jennie E. Taylor (1890-?); Merchant Seaman and Painter; CP 1930; Received Passport# 371737 on March 4, 1937 which listed his address as 451 West 22nd Street, NYC; Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Queen Mary; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Co. 2, Section 1; Killed in action July 7, 1937, Brunete; Fellow volunteer Sid Levine used Peter’s passport to return to the US.
Siblings: brothers Clyde Peters(1912-?), Willard Peters (1913-?), sisters Mildred Peters (1915-2002), Wilma J. Peters (1926-1991), Donna B. Peters (1933-?).
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Washington; RGASPI; Harriman Oral History (discussed in Sid Levine interview); L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photographs: Raymond Leo Peters, Passport Photograph, 1937, and Seaman’s Protection Certificate 1937, L-W Tree Ancestry.