Biography

(Krafsur, Samuel Simon; Krafsur, Bill) b. January 10, 1913, Boston, Massachusetts; Northeastern University 1 year; Journalist; CP; Domicile 68 Phillips Street, Boston,Massachusetts; Sailed January 16, 1937 aboard the Paris; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, wounded in action, Returned to the US July 1937; WWII civilian employed by the Soviet news agency TASS; d. June 1983, Memphis, Tennessee while visiting relatives. Source: Sail, SACB; ALBA 267 Samuel Krasfur Papers (includes his military carnet, and US passport).