Petr ANTROPOV, USSR USSR Minister of Geology and Conservation of Mineral Deposits, since 1953. Order of Lenin. Member, Communist Party, since 1932.
ANTROPOV, Petr was born in 1905 in village Kulmezh, Penza Oblast.
1932 graduated Moscow Geology Institute.
1933-1937 Chief Engineering and Management, East-Siberian Geology Trust. 1937-1939 Chief, Main Board of Zinc and Lead Industry, Popular Commissariat of Heavy Industry. 1939-1940 First Deputy Popular Commissar and Collegium member, Popular Commissariat of Non-Ferrous Metallurgy.
1940-1941 member, Economics Council on Metallurgy and Chemistry, USSR Council of Popular Commissar. 1942-1945 dep. member, USSR State Committee Defense. 1945-1953 Deputy Chief, then Chief, Collegium, USSR Council of Ministers.
Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1954 and 1958 convocation.