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Fedor Fedorovich PETROV

designer , Major-general

Fedor PETROV, USSR Designer of artillery weapons; Major-General, Engineering Branch; Doctor of Technology Science. three Stalin Prizes, 1942, 1943, 1944; two Order of Lenin; four ocher orders; medals; Hero of Socialist Labor, 1944. Member, Communist Party, since 1942.

Background

PETROV, Fedor was born in 1902 in St. Petersburg.

Education

Graduated from the Military Mechanical Faculty of the Leningrad Polytechnical Institute, 1931.

Career

Designed several new models of artillery pieces. Guns of his design were used during World War II by artillery and armored forces. Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1946 and 1954 convocation.

1918 in Red Guard; 1919 in Kronshtadt artillery repair shops. After Civil War at Tula munitions plant. Since 1932 designer in war industrial.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1942.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1942.