Pettyjohn, Robert Marvin.

Biography

k-Pettyjohn, Robert Marvin. B. March 19, 1911, Hoquiam, Chelabis, Washington; father Thurston Elmer Pettyjohn (1875-1946), mother Mary Jane Hedgpeth (1883- 1941); Single; Journalist; CP 1932 and YCL; Received Passport# 468888 on August 6, 1937 which listed his address as 922 Maple Street, Hoquiam, Washington; Sailed September 8, 1937 aboard the Manhattan; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on September 19, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; Killed in action on March 10, 1938, Belchite, during the Retreats.
Sibling: Juanita Meryle Minor (1900-1982).
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; BN 58 Retreats; Cadre; Figueres List; Pacific NW.
Photograph: Robert Marvin Pettyjohn, Passport photograph, 1937.