Rennert, Robert.

Biography

k-Rennert, Robert. (“Izie”; Rennart, Robert; Renert, Izik; Renet [likely real name]); b. July 3, 1910, NYC; father Hyman Rennart (1883-1945), mother Eva Rennart (1889- 1945); Married Zena Goldin (1911-2012) in 1932, Philadelphia, PA; Actor; YCL; Sailed February 10, 1937 aboard the Washington; Served with the 86th BDE, 20th BN, Co. 2; Killed in action April 24, 1937 (alt. dod April 25); Killed by a sniper, Cordoba, Andalucia.
Siblings: sisters Rivka Betty Rennert (1912-2000), Florence Rennert (1916-?), and Helen (Chava) Rennert (1918-2000).
Sources: RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 970. Ll. 70-72 (2 fiche with dod and response to inquiry from sister Betty); ALBA 48, Harriman, #s 31, 32 and 33; Murray Colow, speaks about Rennert, September 25, 1986 http://digitaltamiment.hosting.nyu.edu/s/albafilms/item/2768 1 hour 59 minutes.