Zakman, Samuel.

Biography

Zakman, Samuel (Zackman; Hill, Sam); b. May 20, 1913, Russia (Yugoslavia); Russian American (Yugoslavian); Junior High School education; Married; Iron Worker, Hair Dresser, and Union Organizer; YCL 1933 and CP August 1937 (Denied membership in the Spanish CP); Received Passport# 472064 on August 21, 1937 which listed his address as 207 East 181st Street, and 2184 Prospect Avenue, both Bronx, New York (701 E. 180th Street, NYC); Sailed September 1, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain via Setcases on September 13, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 3; Rank Soldado, may have served as a Commissar; Served in Retreats and the Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on December 20,1938 aboard the Ausonia; d. June 5, 1993, Huntingdon Station, New York, buried in the New Montefiore Cemetery, West Babylon, Suffolk County, New York.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre (under Zackman); Figueres List; Pay; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 576; Opis 6, Delo 1018, ll. 11, Voir apprec collect), 30- 32