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Lawyer

Ivan Docheff, Bulgarian lawyer. Sentenced to death by Communist People's Court, 1945, escaped to Germany, 1945. President Captive Nations Committee of New York, 1965-1980; honorary president National President of Anti-Bolshevik Bloc of Nations in United States of America, 1965-1977.

Background

Docheff, Ivan was born on January 7, 1906 in Shumem, Bulgaria. Came to the United States, 1964.

Education

Juris Doctor, University Sofia-Bulgaria, 1936. Doctor of Laws, Heidelberg University, 1948.

Career

Mayor, Silistra, Bulgaria, 1940-1942; department head, Federal Government, Bulgaria, 1943; secretary-general, Farmer's Union, Bulgaria, 1944; founder, president, Bulgarian National Front-World Wide Freedom Fighter Organisation, since 1947.

Achievements

  • Sentenced to death by Communist People's Court, 1945, escaped to Germany, 1945.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Six Decades Struggle Against Communism for the Freedom of Bulgaria, 1992, others.

Membership

President Captive Nations Committee of New York, 1965-1980. Honorary president National President of Anti-Bolshevik Bloc of Nations in United States of America, 1965-1977.

Connections

Married Esther McDevitt-Docheff (deceased).

spouse:
Esther McDevitt-Docheff