POPKOV Peter S.( The Party leader)
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Biography POPKOV Peter S.
Pyotr Sergeyevich Popkov (23.1.1903, village Koliseevo Vladimir province - 1/10/1950), party leader. The son of working -. Educated at the Leningrad Institute of Engineers Public Utilities (1937). In 1917-25 worked as a carpenter at the plant "Krasny builder". In Sept.. 1925 joined the Communist Party (b). In 1925, Secretary Vladimir parish Komsomol Committee. In 1926-28 Head. carpentry Vladimir gorkomhoza. Moved during the mass arrests of party-economic apparatus in 1937-38. In 1937 the head. research sector and the Party secretary of the Leningrad Institute of Engineers kommunalgnogo economy. On Nov.. Before 1937. Executive committee of Lenin (Leningrad). Since July 1938 1 st Vice. prev., from 1939 before. Executive Committee of the Leningrad City Council. In 1939 a candidate member of the CC, CPSU (b). Among other Party leaders responsible for the complete lack of preparedness for war in Leningrad, during the siege that led to the death of many people. Led the evacuation of the population, conversion of factories to produce goods for the army, on the food supply of the city. Was before. Emergency Anti-epidemic Commission. Since May 1943 a member of the Commission to identify and investigate the atrocities of the fascist invaders in Leningrad and its suburbs. Since March 1946 1 st Secretary of the Leningrad City Committee and Provincial Committee of the RCP (b). Since 1946 member of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. 15.2.1949 removed from his post with the announcement of his severe reprimand. In March 1949, sent to the graduate school of the Academy of Social Sciences at the Central Committee of the CPSU (b). 13/8/1949 arrested in the office gm. Malenkov, one of the main defendants in a so-called. "Leningrad Affair" - the postwar purges in the Party apparat. 1/10/1950 sentenced to death-shot. In 1954, rehabilitated in 1987, reinstated in the party.