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Paul Stepanovich PROKKONEN

Paul PROKKONEN, USSR Chairman, Presidium, Karelian Supreme Soviet, since 1956. Bureau member, Karelian Oblast Communist Party of the Soviet Union Committee, since 1956. Order of Lenin; Order of Patriotic War, Class П; Order of Red Banner of Labor; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1930.

Background

  • PROKKONEN, Paul was born in 1909 in village Klyushina Gora, now Karelian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.

  • Education

    • 1934 graduated Institute of Soviet Construction, Leningrad. 1950 graduated Higher Party School, Central Committee, All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks).

    Career

    • Deputy, Karelo-Finnish Supreme Soviet of 1940, 1947, 1951 and 1955 convocation. Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1937, 1946, 1950, 1954 and 1958 convocation. Member, Budget Commission, Karelo-Finnish Supreme Soviet of 1955 convocation.

      1952 member and Bureau member, Communist Party (Bolsheviks) Karelo-Finnish Soviet Socialist Republic. 1952-1961 member, Central Auditing Commission, Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Upon transformation of KareloFinnish Soviet Socialist Republic into Karelian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic and corresponding changeover of republ.

      Communist Party into an Oblast organ, of Communist Party of the Soviet Union became Bureau member, Karelian Oblast Communist Party of the Soviet Union Committee. 1925-1927 farmhand and lumberjack. 1927-1928 Chairman, Vil.

      Committee on Peasant Mutual Society Aid. 1928-1931 Secretary, later Chairman, Klyushina Gora Vil. Soviet; 1934-1938 instructor, later Chairman, Executive Committee, Olonets Rayon Soviet of Workers’ Deputy, Karelian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.

      1938-1940 Deputy Chairman, 1940-1947 Chairman, Karelo-Finnish Soviet of Popular Commissar. 1950-1956 Chairman, Karelo-Finnish Soviet of Ministers.

    Politics

    Member, Communist Party, since 1930.

    Membership

    Member, Communist Party, since 1930.
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