Triana y Quintana, Ricardo.

Biography

Triana y Quintana, Ricardo. (Triana Aguero, Ricardo); b. April 11, 1913, Havana, Cuba, Petitioned for naturalization in 1939; Cuban American; father Melanio Triana, mother Flora Quintana; Single; Writer, Painter, and Barber; Originally from La Vibora, Cuba; Club Julio Mella in New York; Domicile NYC; Sailed aboard the Ile de France; Entered Spain Januiary 21, 1937 (Arrived in Spain on January 12, 1937); Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, Co. 1, Centuria Antonio Guiteras; WIA March 15, 1937 in the right arm at Jarama, the severe wound rendered his arm useless; declared intuil and requested repatriation; Returned to the US on September 21, 1938 aboard the Ile de France; Married Genevieve Santis (1921-?) on February 19, 1942; 1945-1957 he worked as a flight steward for Pan American Airways; d. September 21, 1984, Miami, Florida.
Sibling: half-brother Armando Quintana (1916-1995).
Sources: RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 42, ll. 62-64, Relacion Aproximativa de Voluntarios Internacionales (Cubanes y Sudamericanes); Opis 6, Delo 585, ll. 114 & 115, Caracteritics de los Camaradas Cubanos evacuados en s’Agaro; Opis 6, Delo 585, ll. 110, 111 (with handwritten notes), 152 & 153 [duplicates], Relacion de Camaradas Cubanos Repatriados; Opis 6, Delo 602, ll. 33- (includes a letter requesting repatriation); Delo 602; Opis 6, Delo 1004, ll. 11; Vera Jimenéz; Baumann; Lambe; L- W Tree Ancestry.