Delfín Bilbao Altonaga…

Delfín Bilbao Altonaga, born in Pedernales, Vizcaya, Spain on December 24, 1905, filed a “Declaration of intention” [to become a US citizen] on November 8, 1933. At the time he was unmarried, 27 years old, living at 88 Madison Street and working as a counterman at a restaurant. 5’8″, 170 pounds, brown eyes, brown hair, mole on lower lip. Emigrated from Huelva, Spain, aboard the SS. Cabo Espartel, arriving to New York on December 19, 1920. He filed his petition of naturalization on May 5, 1936; his witnesses on that occasion were fellow “countermen” Joseph Aguirre [48 Cherry Street] and Francisco Aberasturi [404 6th Avenue, Brooklyn].