Ivan KLIMOV, First Deputy Chairman, Belarusian Council of Ministers, since 1953. Belarusian Minister of State Purchasing since 1961; member and Bureau Procurement since 1961; member and Bureau member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party Lithuania Belarusian. two Order of Lenin; Order of Red Banner; Order of Patriotic War, Class I; four medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1925.
Deputy, and member, Budget Commission, Soviet of Nationalities, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1958 convocation. 1916-1921 railroad worker. 1922-1923 water transport worker in Gomel.
1923-1924 Chairman, Workers’ Committee, Uvarovichi Sovkhoz, Gomel Oblast. 1924-1925 Communist Youth League work at Nosovichi, Gomel Oblast. 1925-1928 Head, Agitation and Propaganda Department, Nosovichi and subsequently Vetka Rayon Committee, Communist Party (Bolsheviks) Belarusian.
1931-1934 taught at Belarusian Higher Communist Agriculture School. Later Head, School of Propagandists, Central Committee, Communist Party (Bolsheviks) Belarusian. 1940-1941 First Secretary, Vilnius Oblast Committee(b) Lithuania.
During World War П in Soviet Army. 1942-1944 helped organize partisans in Molodechno and Minsk Oblasts. After war became First Secretary, Molodechno and Baranovichi Oblast Committee(b) Belarusian.