Alan Joseph Ansen was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised there and at Woodmere, Long Island. Through Auden's friend Chester Kallman, Ansen met Cannastra and hence Kerouac, Ginsberg and Holmes.Author of novel fragment The Vigilantes (1952), and many poetic works, collected in Contact High (1989).After Louis' death in 1911, she remarried to Peter Adamakis in 1917 and moved to Brooklyn, New York, where Jack lived with her while attending Horace Mann School, 1939-40.A Barnard graduate from Albany, NY, where her father managed the Gevaert film plant.Mary had a daughter, Marcie, with Art, and later another daughter, Marlena.She kicked her drug habit late 1960s and married painter Kurt Witt, with whom she lived in New Hampshire.[Thanks to Marcie for the photo of herself with Mary and Art Mardigan.] Maria Georgina Amanda Dub, born at St Denis de la Bouteillerie, Quebec.
Accompanied Chase to Mexico in 1951, where he studied at Mexico City College, but they separated shortly afterwards.
Later a Government missile technician and owner of a television shop in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Separated from Caroline in 1964 and, in 1965, married a woman he had met in southern California.
Kerouac's nephew, the son of Caroline and Paul Blake. After his mother's death Paul went with his father to live in San Pedro, California, and later in Anchorage, Alaska.
In 1937 fought in the Spanish Civil War, one of two Americans chosen to lead guerrilla warfare behind Franco's lines. Several of his pieces of writing published in the New Masses.
During World War II he trained as an OSS member in Washington, but lost a hand in a grenade accident while instructing new recruits. Toward the end of his life he was poet James Schuyler's lover, and features in the latter's poem "Dining Out with Doug and Frank" as "A dark Finn who looked not unlike a butch version of Valentino." Died of leukemia and is buried in Long Island National Cemetery.