Chapoff, Samuel.

Biography

k-Chapoff, Samuel b. November 3, 1913 (November 5); father Abrahm Chapoff (1884-1974 b. Minsk, Russia), mother Fanny (Nahamchick) Chapoff (1887-1965); Russian-American; Electrician; Antifascist; Received Passport# 360567 on January 8, 1937 which listed his address as 416 Fort Washington Avenue, Washington Heights, New York; Sailed January 16, 1937 aboard the Paris; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN; Killed in action February 27 (28), 1937, Jarama.
Siblings: brother (Meyer (Mikie) Chapoff (1911-2002); sisters Cecelia “Sadie,” “Sarah,” “Sally” Chapoff (1907-2002), Florence Chapoff (1911-?), Charlotte “Lottie” Chapoff (1915-1997).
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; Americans and Canadians Killed in Spain Complete list to November 15, 1937.
Photograph: Samuel Chapoff, Passport Photograph, 1937.