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Aleksandr Iakovlevich Parkhomenko

Revolutionary

Aleksandr Parkhomenko, USSR Revolutionary.

Background

Parkhomenko, Aleksandr was born in 1886.

Career

Joined the Bolshevik Party, 1904. Took part in the 1905 Revolution. Active in establishing Bolshevik rule in the Donbass industrial area after November 1917.

Joined the Red Army, 1918. Active participant in the CivilWar. Military commissar of the Khar’kov province, January 1919.

Defeated the anti-Bolshevik revolutionary partisans of ataman Grigor’ev. Divisional commander in the 1st Cavalry Army, Apr, 1920.