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Aleksey Ivanovich SHAKHURIN

Colonel-general , Engineering Branch

Aleksey SHAKHURIN, USSR Colonel-General, Engineering Branch. Military Engineering, Class II, since 1938; Deputy Chairman, State Committee Foreign Economics Relations, USSR Council of Ministers, since 1957. Hero of Socialist Labor; three Order of Lenin; Order of Red Banner of Labor, 1954; medals.


SHAKHURIN, Aleksey was born in 1904.


1932 graduated Moscow Aviation Institute.


1933-1934 engineer, Kharkov Aviation Institute. Since 1935 associate, Research Deputy, USSR Air Force. 1938 for a time Acting Deputy Chief of above deputy., then successively: Party organizer for Central Committee, AllUnion Communist Party (Bolsheviks), at 1st Moscow AircraftBuilding Plant.

Member, Leningrad Rayon Committee, All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks). First Secretary, Gorky Oblast Committee, All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks). 1940-1946 USSR Popular Commissar of Aviation Industry.

1946-1953 in exile on charges of misdirecting aviation development and over-expenditure of state funds. 1956 after rehabilitation USSR First Deputy Minister of Aviation Industry. At 1939 Congress of All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks) elected member of the Central Committee.

Deputy, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Supreme Soviet of 1938 Convoc.