Pavel USENKO, USSR Ukrainia writer; Chairman, Auditing Commission, Ukrainia Union of Writers. Member, Communist Party, since 1922.
USENKO, Pavel was born in 1902 in village Zaochipsky, now Dnepropetrovsk Oblast.
1920 graduated short courses for school instructors.
1921 Head, Preschool Training Sub-Department, Kobelyaki Uezd Dept, of Public. Education; 1921 Secretary, Lokhvitsa Communist Youth League Uezd Committee. Was member, “Plug” literature organization.
Later helped organize and lead “Molodnyak” Communist Youth League literature society. Since 1932 member, 1st Board, Ukrainia Union of Writers. 1941-1945 war correspondent with Soviet Army with rank of Major.