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Demyan Sergeevich KOROTCHENKO

Demyan KOROTCHENKO, USSR Party and government official. Chairman, Presidium, Ukrainia Supreme Soviet, and Deputy Chairman, Presidium, USSR Supreme Soviet, since 1954; member, and Presidium member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party Lithuania Ukrainia; Member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party, since 1939. four Order of Lenin; two other orders; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1918.

Background

  • KOROTCHENKO, Demyan was born in 1894 in village Pogrebki, now Sumy Oblast.

  • Education

    • 1923-1924 attended courses for political workers in Kharkov. 1928-1930 completed courses in Marxism-Leninism organized by Central Committee, AllUnion Communist Party (Bolsheviks).

    Career

    • Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1937, 1946, 1950, 1954 and 1958 convocation. Deputy, Ukrainia Supreme Soviet of 1938, 1947, 1951 and 1955 convocation. During World War II helped organize and lead partisan movement in Ukrainia.

      1919-1920 political officer in Red Army. 1921-1923 Secretary, Shostka Uezd Committee, Russian Communist Party (Bolsheviks). 1924-1925 Secretary, Chernigov, 1925-1928 Pervomaysk Okrug Committee, Communist Party (Bolsheviks) Ukrainia.

      1930-1935 Chairman, Moscow Bauman Rayon Soviet of Workers’ Deputy. 1935-1936 First Secretary, Moscow Bauman Rayon Committee, All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks). 1936-1937 Secretary, Moscow Pervomaysk Rayon Committee, All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks).

      1937-1938 Secretary, Moscow Oblast Committee, then First Secretary, Smolensk Western Oblast Committee, All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks). 1938-1939 First Secretary, Dnepropetrovsk Oblast Committee(b) Ukrainia, then Chairman, Ukrainia Council of Popular Commissar. 1939-1947 Secretary, Central Committee, Communist Party (Bolsheviks) Ukrainia.

      1947-1954 Chairman, Ukrainia Council of Ministers. 1957-1961 candidate Presidium Member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party.

    Politics

    Member, Communist Party, since 1918.

    Membership

    Member, Communist Party, since 1918.
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