Vasilii Efimovich Chernyshev
Vasilii Chernyshev, USSR Politician.
Chernyshev, Vasilii was born in 1908.
Graduated from the Briansk Communist University, 1930.
Joined the Bolshevik Party, 1928. Secretary of the Baranovichi obkom, 1941. Organized the communist partisan movement during the German occupation of Belorussia.
Secretary of several Belorussian obkoms, and of the Central Committee, of the Belorussian CP after World War II. First secretary of the Kalingrad obkom, 1951-1959, and of the Primorskii kraikom (Far East), 1959-1969. Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Party Control of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, 1969.