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.