861.111/8–3146: Telegram

The Chargé in the Soviet Union (Durbrow) to the Secretary of State


3360. Deptel 1533, August 21,40 regarding Soviet wives. Mrs. Elliot Shirk, Mrs. Kemp Tolley and Mrs. Zaccheus Richardson departed Leningrad August 18 for Stockholm. Plans from there unknown. Mrs. Lawrence Eugene left Moscow by plane for Odessa and leaving there by boat on 1 September. Mrs. Byron Uskievich has just left hospital after childbirth and has not yet actually received exit permit. Any future plans will be reported.41

  1. Not printed.
  2. The Chargé reported in telegram 4022, October 31, 1946, 4 p.m., from Moscow, that Mrs. Uskievich had finally succeeded in obtaining a Soviet passport and exit visa on October 25, and had left Moscow on the following day for the United States by way of Stockholm (861.111/10–3146).