Delmer Berg


Age: 100

resistance fighter and the last known American survivor of the 1930's Spanish Civil War who was among about 2,800 members of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade who sought to defend an elected government from a milirary rebellion led by Gen. Francisco Franco (the revolt was successful and Franco led Spain for decades), who later lived in Modesto, California and worked on housing discrimination and other issues but who was a Communist for most of his life drawing inquiries from the FBI and became an activist against nuclear weapons and U.S. involvement in Central America.

Cause of Death: Natural causes

Born: December 20, 1915

Died: February 28, 2016

Columbia, California