DAVIDOVIä+ Mikhail( Statistics, an active leader of the Smolensk organization RSDLP (Mensheviks).)
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Biography DAVIDOVIä+ Mikhail
(1876, Mozyr county, Mogilev province - not earlier than 1929, Smolensk)
A native of peasants. In 1899-1901 he. participated in student riots in Moscow, the publication and distribution of leaflets and underground newspapers "Student Life". Sent to 3 years under police surveillance, he lived in Minsk and Gomel, in the end of 1901. arrived in Smolensk, where he worked in the statistical department of the provincial zemstvos. In 1905, Mr.. - Member of the Smolensk RSDLP Committee, which has been delegated to the III Party Congress. From London, where they held this Bolshevik congress, moved to the Menshevik conference in Geneva, in his words "the conference of the faction to which" belonged in their views ". Autumn 1905. - Chairman of the legitimate social democratic club, created after the manifesto of October 17, and the Secretary of the Smolensk Soviet of Workers' Deputies. In mid-December 1905. arrested and exiled to Tobolsk province. Back in the years of reaction in Smolensk, took the position of the liquidators, has been working in the legal workers' organizations. At a meeting of members of the RSDLP (Mensheviks) in Smolensk, held after the February Revolution (March 15, 1917), was elected Chairman of the reconstituted Committee Smolensky RSDLP. Strongly opposed to the unity of action with the Bolsheviks, whom he called factionalists inside RSDLP, blocked with the Socialists - the revolutionaries. Actively collaborated with the local authorities of the Provisional Government: in March, entered the office of the city executive committee, the executive committee of the Council at the provincial commissar of the Provisional Government. In August, elected deputy mayor.
In the days of the October Revolution - Chairman of the Committee of Public Safety (disintegrated in mid-December). In the 20-30-ies. withdrew from political activity. Worked in Smolensk in the planning authorities. He was engaged in teaching and research activities. Published in local editions of a number of articles on economic topics.
Lit.: Smolensk messenger for 1917, papers, State Archives of the Smolensk region (materials gendarme observations).