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Letter dated January 24, 1942 from C. Benedict "to whom it may concern" certifying that Benedict has been employed by the City and County Hospital of San Francisco as for the last fourteen years as a chef. Benedict elaborates that his superior officers at the hospital have been "instrumental" in bring his brother-in-law Richard Auros to the U.S. are also referenced as they had written recommendations for Richard Auras to the Immigration Department. Benedict explains further that Auros has been living in his home during this time, belongs to no subversive or anti-American organizations and that his loyalty to this country is unquestionable, and urges that Auras be released from Fort Lincoln and allowed to "finish his course of Chiropractic and there after become a useful Citizen of the U.S.A."

See also:

Letter from Curt Benedict to William Langer Regarding the Internment of Richard Auras, 1946

Petition and Affidavit By Curt Benedict arguing for overturn of denial of release of Richard Auras from Internment, 1946

Letter from Richard Auras to William Langer regarding his internment status decision, 1946

Publication Date



internment, Ellis Island, German, Germany, Fort Lincoln, Richard Auras, World War II, WWII

Organizations Referenced

City and County of San Francisco Department of Health, City and County Hospital of San Francisco, Immigration Department

People Referenced

C. Benedict, Dr. Geiger, Richard Auras, Dr. Wilbor

Letter from C. Benedict regarding Richard Auros's Character and Loyalty to the U.S., 1942