Semen ELGER, USSR Chuvash writer; Popular Poet of Chuvash Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. Order of Lenin; other orders; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1930.
ELGER, Semen was born in 1894.
1917 began writing; introduced new genres of essay, chronicle novel and dramatic poem into Chuvash literature. Deputy, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Supreme Soviet of 1951 and 1955 convocation.