Arnold VEYMER, Chairman, Estonia Regional Economic Council, since 1957. Member and Bureau member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party Lithuania Estonia; Candidate of Economics Science since 1950; corresponding member, Estonia Academy of Sciences, since 1957. two Order of Lenin; Order of Patriotic War, Class I, 1958; Order of Red Banner of Labor, 1958; two medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1922.
1922-1923 in underground organ, of Communist Party (Bolsheviks) Estonia. 1923 arrested and 1925 sentenced to hard labor for life. 1938 released and drafted for military service.
1940, after occupation of Estonia by Soviet troops, elected Chairman, State Duma, and appointed Estonia Popular Commissar of Light Industry. 1942-1944 Deputy Chairman, 1944-1951 Chairman, Estonia Council of Popular Commissar, later Estonia Council of Ministers. 1951-1956 exec, posts in science institutions and government organs.
1956-1957 Estonia Minister of Urban and Rural Construction and Deputy Chairman, Estonia Council of Ministers. Deputy, Estonia Supreme Soviet. Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1958 convocation.
Delegation at 1959 Communist Party of the Soviet Union Congress.