Pike, Robert Marshall.

Biography

Pike, Robert Marshall. b. October 5, 1894, Goodwater, Alabama; father John Robert Pike (1871-1946), mother Savannah Maggie McPherson (1872-?); Education 7 years elementary; Prior military service in the US Army, 114th Engineer, 1917-18, 6 months; Married Ethel Addie Woods (1894-1976) on Jly 28, 1918, daughters Katie M. Pike (1921-?) and Joy B. Pike (1927-2002); Carpenter; CP 1934; Received Passport# 423750 on May 25, 1937 which listed his address as 2737 South 12th Street, Omaha, Nebraska (311 Karlsach(?) Building, Omaha, Nebraska); Sailed June 12, 1937 aboard the Georgic; Arrived in Spain via Espolla on June 26, 1937; Served with the Artillery, 11th Regt., 2nd Group, 14th Battery (John Brown Battery), 155mm Guns, Served at Toledo; Returned to the US on February 4, 1939 aboard the President Harding; d. December 2, 1967, Los Angeles, California, buried Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, California.
Siblings: brothers Harvey Lee Pike (1896-1959), Cortez Hobson Pike (1898-1971), Jefferson Davis Pike (1901-1971), Fred R. Pike (1905-1930), Luther Griffin “Luke” Pike (1906-1972), Eugene Warren Pike (1908-1990), and Russell Irvin Pike (1911-1988).
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; RGASPI; USSDA 2:0841, 58:0890; VALB Memorial Tribute; December 6, 1970; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave #158295725. Code A