Anton KOCHINYAN, USSR Government and Party official. Chairman, Armenian Council of Ministers, since 1952; member since 1940 and Bureau member since 1954, Central Committee, Communist Party Armenian; candidate member of the Central Committee, Communist Party of the Soviet Union, since 1961. Order of Patriotic War, Class II; Badge of Honor; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1938.
1928 entered Communist Youth League. 1935-1937 Chief Secretary, Shamshadinsky Rayon newspaper “Shamshadinsky kolkhoznik”, then Editor, Azizbekov Rayon newspaper. 1937-1938 Secretary, Azizbekov Rayon Committee, Armenian Communist Youth League.
1938-1939 Secretary, 1939-1941 First Secretary, Central Committee, Armenian Communist Youth League. 1940-1954 candidate Bureau member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party Lithuania Armenian. 1941 First j Secretary, Yerevan Kirov District, then Kotayksky Rayon Committee, Communist Party Armenian.
1946-1952 Secretary, Central Committee, Communist Party Armenian. 1952 First Secretary, Yerevan Oblast Committee Armenian. 1952-1958 Armenian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1954 and 1958 convocation. Deputy, Armenian Supreme Soviet of 1955 and 1959 convocation. Member, Budget Commission, Soviet of the Union, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1958 convocation.