BiographyCrespo Torres, Luis (Torres Crespo, Luis); 42 years old; Afro Cuban; No prior military service; Tobacco Worker, Cigar Maker; Domicile 117 w, 116th Street, NYC, USA; No party affiliation; Sailed February 20, 1937 aboard the Ile de France; Arrived in Spain March 17, 1937; Suffered from illness; Repatriated; Returned to the US on December 5, 1938 aboard the President Roosevelt; Spoke Spanish and English.
Sources: Sail; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 42, ll. 62-64, Relacion Aproximativa de Voluntarios Internacionales (Cubanes y Sudamericanes); Opis 6, Delo 585, ll. 138 (under Torres Crespo), Cubanos, October 25, 1938 (Repatriated); Opis 6, Delo 602, ll. 5 (under Torres Crespo); Americans; USSDA 852.2221/284.11; L-W Tree Ancestry.