Lezhava Andrew Matveyevich( Statesman)
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Biography Lezhava Andrew Matveyevich
Lezhava Andrew Matveevich (19.2.1870, Sighnaghi Tiflis province - 8.10.1937), statesman. The son of a salesman. Received his education in Tiflis Teachers' Institute. From 1882 he worked as a clerk in a carpentry workshop, then the telegraph. In 1886 he joined the Populists. Since 1893 a Sunday school in Moscow. In April. 1,893 arrested for participation in the organization of an underground printing press, and after 2 years of age in the fort sent to 5 years in exile, where he became a Marxist. From 1901 he worked in the transport and strahodyh companies. In 1904 joined the RSDLP, Bolshevik. Conducted revolutionary work in Tiflis, Voronezh, Nizhny Novgorod, Saratov, Moscow. In December. 1,905 arrested. In 1917 he worked in a working group of the Moscow prodkomiteta. In 1919-20 before. Tsentrosojuz. In 1920-22 Deputy. People's Commissar for Foreign Trade of the RSFSR. In 1922 before. Commission on Internal Trade with the SRT of the RSFSR (1922-23) and the USSR (1923-24). On behalf of the Central Committee was "Theses on foreign trade, which were approved by the VI. Lenin. In May 1924 L. was appointed People's Commissar of Internal Trade of the USSR, but in December. transferred to the post of Deputy. prev. SNK of the RSFSR, and before. Gosplan RSFSR, who served until 1930. In 1927-35 at the same time before. Bureau of society "Avtodor". In 1927-30 a member of the CCC, CPSU (b). In 1930-32 before. All-Union State Association of the fishing industry and the economy. In 1933, before. Union Committee on the pan-tropical in the Soviet Union Station, while in 1930 the beginning. General Directorate of subtropical crops Commissariat for Agriculture. 26/6/1937 arrested. Sentenced to death. Shot. In 1956, rehabilitated.