BiographyCallaghan, Thomas Joseph b. December 17(19), 1907, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Single; Clerk and Printer; Socialist Party 1936-1937 and CP 1937; Received Passport# 480848 on October 16, 1937 which listed his address as 2728 West Huntington, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Sailed October 27, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on November 8, 1937; Served as an instructor at the XV BDE base and with the 45th Division Zapadores (Engineers); Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris, returned on certificate no. 34; d. August 1973, Ardmore, Delaware, Pennsylvania.
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre (under Callaghan, J. Thomas); Figueres List; RGASPI also under (misspelling Gallaghan); L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photograph: Thomas Callaghan, detail from a group photograph, taken aboard the Paris, December 1938.