Bennett, Thomas Edwin Browne.

Biography

Bennett, Thomas Edwin Browne (Benites, Thomas Brown); 29 years old; 2 years prior military service; Clerk; No party affiliation; Received Passport# 360101 on January 7, 1937 which listed his address as 1819 M Street NW, and 933 C Street, both Washington, DC;  Sailed January 16, 1937 aboard the Paris; Arrived in Spain on January 30, 1937; Merriman met him in hospital in early March 1937, and recorded that Browne had contacted the American Embassy and found passage out of Spain. Listed as a deserter.
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; Americans; RGASPI F. 545, Opis 2, Delo xx; USSDA 2:0404, 52:0731.