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Matti Kalervo VAHANAKKI

Matti Kalervo VAHANAKKI, Member of the Eduskunta.

Background

  • VAHANAKKI, Matti Kalervo was born on March 26, 1938 in Kotka, Finland. Parents: Set Enok Vâhànàkki and Tarja Maria Kyllikki Vahanakki (née Vihtinen).

  • Education

    • University of Helsinki. B. of Laws, 1964; Master of Laws, 1967. Spoken languages: English, Swedish.

    Career

    • Member, District Planning Association Executive Committee, 1970-1985. Member. Board of Directors, Vehkalahti and South-East Kymi District Savings Bank, since 1970. Chairman, Municipal Planning Committee, Vehkalahti, 1970-1984.

      Member. Admin. Council, Kymenlaakso Electricity Corporation, since 1971. Member. Executive Committee, Municipal Association, of Hamina District Vocational Colleges, 1973-1976 and member of its Central Council, 1973-1976. Member. Admin. Board, South-Kymenlaakso Vocational Training Foundation, 1974-1978.

      Member and Vice-Chairman, Executive Committee, Municipal Association, of Hamina District Public Health Work, 1974-1981 and 1985. Member. District Committee, Kyme Province Society Dems., 1976-1978. Member, Presidential Electorate, 1978, 1982 and 1988.

      Member, Kymenlaakso Provincial Association Delegation 1977-1981. Chairman, Hamina District Board of Health. 1981-1984; Deputy member.

      Central Council, Finnish Municipal Association, 1977 and member, 1981-1985. Chairman, Rural Division, Kyme Province Society Dems., 1984-1987. Member, Social Democratic Party Party Council 1984-1987.

      Member, Kouvola Distict Council of E-Co-op. EKA, 1984-1987; Representative, Social Democratic Party Party Conference, 1975-1984. Deputy member. Executive Committee of Finnish Municipal Association, since 1985.

      Member. Admin. Council Kunnallispaino Oy. (Municipal Printers), since 1985. Member of Parliament, since 1987.

      Journalist, Eteenpéin (newspaper), 1960. Journalist, Ilta-Sanomat (newspaper), 1960-1962. Head of the County Constabulary, Nummi, 64.

      Assistant, Aake Iloméki’s Law Practice, 1964. Notary, Kajaani Judicial District, 1964-1966. Assistant Police Controller, Kymi Provincial Admin.

      Board, 1966-1967, 2nd Town Clerk, Lappeenranta, 1967-1969. Judge of Municipal Court, Lappeenranta, 1967-1969. Municipal Manager, Vehkalahti, 1969-1987.

    Works

    • Regular contributor of articles under the pen name of'Kalle Kekéléinen’ for Eteenpain-publication.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Finnish Social Democratic Party

    Religion

    Lutheran.

    Membership

    Clubs: Chairman, Hamina Branch of Finland-USSR Association. Finland-Vietnam Association.

    Connections

    • Spouse UllaLiisa Annikki Nurmi, 1964. Children: Maija, Leena, Kalle.
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