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Louis F. Budenz

Born: Jul 17, 1891

Death: Apr 27, 1972

Birthplace: Indianapolis

Nationality: United States

Louis F. Budenz

Date of Birth : Jul 17, 1891
Date of Death : Apr 27, 1972
Birth Place : Indianapolis

Louis Francis Budenz was an American activist and writer, as well as a Soviet espionage agent and head of the Buben group of spies. He began as a labor activist and became a member of the Communist Party USA. In 1945 Budenz renounced Communism and became a vocal anti-Communist, appearing as an expert witness at various governmental hearings and authoring a series of books on his experiences.

Also known as

  • Louis Budenz


  • Margaret Budenz
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