Ivan BRYDKO, USSR Ukrainia coal production innovator. Management, G. M. Dimitrov *‘5-6” pit, ‘‘Red Army” Coal Trust, Stalino Oblast; Honorary Miner of Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic since 1958. twice Hero of Socialist Labor, 1948 and 1951. Member, Communist Party, since 1940.
BRYDKO, Ivan was born in 1905 in village Ivanovka, now Stalino Oblast.
Studied at AllUnion School of Technicians.
Since 1923 has worked as miner. 1941-1945 in Soviet Army. Since 1946 has supervised a section of a mine and introduced cycle of operations diagram.
1946-1948 the workers of this section produced 259,000 tons of coal in excess of plan, i. e. they doubled labor productivity. Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1958 convocation.