1904 graduated Chizhov College, Kostroma.
Prior to Revolution helped found “Karbolit” Plant. After Revolution, associate, Karpov Physicochemical Institute. Founded Chair of Plastics at Moscow Chemical Technology Institute.
Developed new types of plastics. E. g., a universal glue and “Petrov contact” for split fats. Helped found USSR plastics industrial.
Religiously inspired people justify violence, resist social changes, and attack on science.