Nikolai Fedorovich Gikalo
Nikolai Gikalo, USSR Politician.
Gikalo, Nikolai was born in 1897.
Educated at a school for medical orderlies, 1915.
During the Civil War, active leader of Red detachments in the northern Caucasus (Groznyi, Terek, Daghestan), 1918-1920. Commander of Red forces in the Terek Oblast’, 1920. Secretary of the Moscow Party committee, 1931.
1st Secretary of the Central Committee of the Bolshevik Party in Belorussia, 1932.
1st Secretary of the Kharkov party obkom, 1937.