Swan, Thomas.


Swan, Thomas. b. January 31, 1905, Theodossia, Russia (birth name Simon Svenchansky); To the US September 1, 1923 from Italy, Naturalized citizen by Bronx Court, Bronx, New York, October 2, 1930; Married; Painter and Draftsman; CP; Received Passport# 366323, Domicile Chicago, Illinois; 32 years old on return; Sailed February 20, 1937 aboard the Ile de France; Arrived in Spain on March 7, 1937; Served in Transport; Repatriation medical; Returned to the US on September 24, 1937 aboard the De Grasse; d. June 1977, NYC;.
Sibling: brother Alexander Svenchansky.
Sources: Americans; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 849, ll 27, List of American Comrades that have been Repatriated as per October 15 1937. Code A1
Photographs: Dan Kramen and Tom Swan; International Brigade Archive, Moscow: Select Images, Folder 188: 15th International Brigade Volunteers, Portraits, 1937-38, Box 2, Folder 15; ALBA Photo 177; ALBA Photo number 5/189/44. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.