Vladimir MATSKEVICH, USSR Government official. Chairman, Executive Committee, Tselinny (Virgin Lands) Kray Soviet of Workers’ Deputy, Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic, since 1961; Bureau member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party Lithuania Kazakhstan, since 1961. two Order of Lenin; Order of Red Banner of Labor; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1939.
Since 1932 Director, cattle-raising sovkhoz. 1939-1941 and 1943-1946 Director, Kharkov Zootechn. Institute; 1940-1950 Chief Editor, “Kolkhoznaya proizvodstvennaya entsiklopediya” (Kolkhoz Production Encyclopedia).
1946 Ukrainia Deputy Ministry, then Minister of Stock-Raising. 1947-1950 Ukrainia Deputy Ministry, then Minister of Agriculture. 1950-1952 First Deputy Chairman, Ukrainia Council of Ministers.
1953-1955 USSR First Deputy Minister of Agriculture. 1955-1960 USSR Minister of Agriculture. 1956 simultaneously Deputy Chairman, USSR Council of Ministers.
1956-1957 Deputy Chairman, State Economics Commission for Short Term Economics Planning, USSR Council of Ministers. 1956-1961 Member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party. Voting delegation at 1959 Communist Party of the Soviet Union Congress.
Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1950, 1954 and 1958 convocation. 1955 headed Soviet agricultural delegation United States of America and Canada.