Person - DuPont, Robert Charles (1920-1978)

DuPont, Robert Charles (1920-1978)

Identification

Type:

Person

Preferred form:

DuPont, Robert Charles (1920-1978)Other forms

Fechas de existencia:

1920-04-01 - New York  1978

History:

Robert Charles DuPont was probably born on April 1920. He left home when he had only 14 years old. He was one of the International Brigade volunteers that fought in the Spanish Civil War. During the war, he was wounded and received shrapnel in his head. He returned to the US, where he got married and had two children. He didn´t fought in the Second World War, but he was shipping out seamen and ships through the National Maritime Union (NMU). He was a NMU official and was later expelled by Joseph Curran. The NMU was founded in 1936 by Joseph Curran, who was at the time an able seaman and boatswain aboard ocean liner SS California. After being expelled, he moved with his family to New Jersey, where he worked as an independent contractor for the rest of his life. Dupont died in Rochester, New York, in 1978.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939

 

Occupations

actividad:

Brigadistas

Places

Lugar de Residencia:

Estados Unidos

Lugar de Defunción:

New York in 1978

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

Family relationships :

Friedman DuPont, Evelyn (ca. 1921-?)  - Marriage (Esta casado/a con)

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