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Gus Hall

AKA Arvo Kustaa Halberg

Born: 8-Oct-1910
Birthplace: Cherry, MN
Died: 13-Oct-2000
Location of death: Manhattan, NY [1]
Cause of death: Diabetes complications
Remains: Buried, Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Leader, Communist Party USA

Military service: US Navy (1942-46)


[1] Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City

Father: Matt Halberg
Mother: Susannah Halberg
Wife: Elizabeth Mary Turner (b. 1909, m. 1935, d. 2003)
Daughter: Barbara Conway (b. 1938)
Son: Arvo Hall (b. 1947)

    University: International Lenin School, Moscow, Russia (1931-33)

    CIO
    Communist Party USA
    Young Communist League
    Order of Lenin
    Traveled to the USSR 1931-33
    Inciting a Riot Minneapolis, MN (1934)
    Changed Name 1935
    Unlawful Possession of Explosives Johnstown, PA (Jun-1937), charge reduced
    Vandalism (1937), pled guilty, fined $500
    Forgery Youngstown, Ohio (1-Jul-1937)
    Electoral Fraud Youngstown, Ohio (1-Jul-1937)
    Conspiracy to teach and advocate the overthrow of the U.S. government by force and violence
    Contempt of Court 3-Jun-1949
    Extradited from Mexico City (8-Oct-1951)
    Contempt of Court Dec-1951
    Inmate: Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary (Oct-1951 to 1957)
    Traveled to the USSR 1969
    Traveled to the USSR 1972
    Traveled to the USSR 1973
    Traveled to the USSR 1974
    Traveled to the USSR 1977
    Traveled to the USSR 1979
    Traveled to the USSR 1981
    Finnish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Diabetes


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