Vladimir LOBANOK, First Secretary, Vitebsk Oblast Committee Belarusian, since 1956. Member, Central Committee, Communist Party Belarusian; member, Central Auditing Commission, Communist Party of the Soviet Union, since 1961. Hero of Soviet Union; two Order of Lenin; Order of Red Banner; Order of Suvorov, Class I; Order of Patriotic War, Class I.; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1930.
Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1950, 1954 and 1958 convocation. At 1954, 1956, 1951 and 1960 Congresses of Communist Party Belarusian reelected member of the Central Committee. At 1954 Congress of Communist Party Belarusian elected member, Congress Credentials Commission.
1931-1933 agronomist, Belarusian Popular Commissariat of Agriculture. 1933-1934 agronomist, Belarusian Popular Commissariat of Sovkhozes. 1934-1941 Director, Belitsa and Smolyany Agriculture Technicums, Vitebsk Oblast.
1941-1944 Secretary, Lepel Rayon Committee, Communist Party (Bolsheviks) Belarusian. Head, Lepe Underground Party Committee, and commander of partisan brigade. 1944 Deputy Director, Agriculture Department, Central Committee, Communist Party (Bolsheviks) Belarusian.
1944-1946 Chairman, Executive Committee, Polotsk Oblast Soviet of Workers’ Deputy. 1946-1956 Second, then First Secretary, Polesie Committee, Communist Party Belarusian. Chairman, Executive Committee, Gomel Oblast Soviet of Workers’ Deputy.