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Aleksandr Yakovlevich YASHIN

Russ , writer and poet

Aleksandr YASHIN, Russ, writer and poet. Order of Red Star; medals; Stalin Prize, 1950; Communist Youth League Central Committee Prize, 1946. Member, Communist Party, since 1941.

Background

YASHIN, Aleksandr was born in 1913 in village Bludnovo, now Vologda Oblast.

Education

Graduated Pedagogical Technicum. Graduated Vologda Pedagogical Institute. 1935-1941 Gorky Lit. Institute, Moscow.

Career

At 3rd Plenum, Board, USSR Union of Writers, censured for story “Rychagi” (Levers). 1954-1959 board member, USSR Union of Writers. 1959 member, Auditing Commission, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Union of Writers.

Until World War II village teacher. During World War II in Soviet Army. After war literature activity.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1941.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1941.