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Biography

Soto Garcia, José March 19, 1913, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico; Puerto Rican; Mother José Soto Rivera, Mother Zenaida García; Eldest of 11 children; Medical School in Madrid 4 years; Domicile Loiza #7, Santurce, Puerto Rico and Madrid; Served in a Madrid Blood Hospital; Returned to the US October 21, 1936, Ile de France; Continued on to Puerto Rico on November 30, 1936 aboard the Borinquen.
Sources: José Alejandro Ortiz Carrión and Teresita Torres Rivera, Voluntarios de la Libertad, Puertorriqueños en Defensa de la República Española 1936-1939.