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Yevgeniy Fedorovich KOZHEVNIKOV

Yevgeniy KOZHEVNIKOV, USSR Government official. Transport engineer; USSR Minister of Transport Construction since 1954; Member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party, since 1961. two Order of Lenin; Order of Red Banner of Labor; Order of Red Star; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1942.

Background

  • KOZHEVNIKOV, Yevgeniy was born in 1905 in Tsaritsyn, now Volgograd.

  • Education

    • 1927 graduated Leningrad Institute of Transport Engineering. 1928 graduated Frunze Military Communications School, Leningrad.

    Career

    • 1928-1936 on construction of Turkestan-Siberian railroad, then of Kuznetsk Metallurgical Combine and Kuznetsk Locomotiveand Car-Building Plant. 1936-1940 Chief Engineering, Southern Urals Heavy Industry Construction Trust. 1940-1943 Chief Engineering in construction of Orsk Metallurgical Plant, then again in Southern Urals Heavy Industry Construction Trust.

      1943-1944 in United States of America to receive lend-lease material and equipment for USSR, then Chief, Main Board of Special Construction. 1945-1949 Collegium member, then Deputy Chairman, USSR State Planning Committee. 1949-1954 exec, posts with USSR Council of Ministers.

      1954 USSR First Deputy Minister of Construction.

    Politics

    Member, Communist Party, since 1942.

    Religion

    The hierarchical structure of most religions is anti-democratic, and thus offends basic human rights.

    Views

    All policy decisions should be made in the light of the continued, permanent development of the theory of Marxism–Leninism.

    Membership

    Member, Communist Party, since 1942.
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    Nationality

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