Person - Barr, Reuben (1902-1993)

Barr, Reuben (1902-1993)

Identification

Type:

Person

Preferred form:

Barr, Reuben (1902-1993)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

New York  1902-07-02 - 1993-03-24

History:

Barr, Reuben was born on the 2nd of July 1902 in New York City. He worked as driver, was member of the Communist Party and of the syndicate Industrial Workers of the World. He served with the 15th International Brigade, training in the MacKenzie-Papineau Battalion. Afterwards he fought with the Lincoln-Washington Battalion as Company Political Commissar. He was captured on the 4th of January 1938 in Teruel and sentenced to death but he was freed on the 24th of March 1940 and returned to the US aboard the "Exford". He died on the 25th of May 1993.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939

 

Occupations

Activity:

Brigadists

Places

Domicile:

United States

Lugar de Nacimiento:

New York in 1902-07-02

Subjects

Sources

Martínez Reverte, Jorge (2014), Martínez Reverte, Jorge, Guerrilleros y traidores. De la guerra de España a la guerra fría. Madrid, Círculo de Lectores, 2014

Related Authorities

Brigadas Internacionales

Associative relations :

Abraham Lincoln Battalion  ( He/She is a member of )

External Links

Recurso web:

The volunteer

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