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Samuel Abramson

Samuel Abramson
Nickname: 
Harry
Date of birth: 
Saturday, 16 January 1909
Marital status: 
later married Evelyn Linwood
Ethnicity/Nationality: 
Jewish
Profession: 
chauffeur; writer; journalist
Hometown(s): 
Montreal, Quebec
Education: 
high school
Political affiliation: 
Communist Party of Spain; A letter to "Saturday Night" magazine says he was active in an anti-Communist Zionist youth organization
Affiliations to union and social groups: 
American Writers' Union; Canadian Youth Congress; Federation of Young Judaea of Canada 1923-37; Zionist order Habonim 1932-37 (anti-Communist); League Against War and Fascism 1936-37
Approximate date arrived in Spain: 
1937-06-11 left
1937-08-06 arrived
Unit: 
Medical Unit; Ambulance driver; Last unit Army of the Ebro, Evacuation Section; Served at Quinto, Belchite, Fuentes de Ebro, Palaguer and the Ebro Offensive
Final status: 
WIA; Survived; Served in the US Army during World War II; Died in 1996
Other: 
Spoke Yiddish, English, French and Spanish
Sources: 
Figueres List (including First Evacuation Group); NAC, M-P Collection, Hoar, V. 1, F. 2 Correspondence, n.d, 1968; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 541; Momryk; Petrou; Ancestry; Hoff