Chutkikh, Aleksandr

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Chutkikh, Aleksandr Stepanovich


Born Aug. 2 (15), 1903, in the village of Pavelets, in what is now Skopin Raion, Riazan’ Oblast. Soviet innovator in light industry. Member of the CPSU since 1950.

Chutkikh spent most of his career at the Krasnokholmskii Worsted Combine in Moscow—from 1922 to 1958. Between 1927 and 1930, without leaving work, he completed evening courses at a general-education school. He served as deputy foreman in a textile shop from 1937 to 1950 and as technical foreman from 1950 to 1958. He has received a personal pension since 1958.

In 1949, Chutkikh initiated socialist competition of work brigades for high-quality production. As a total master of his work specialty, he serviced 34 (instead of the usual 24) wide looms. Chutkikh was a deputy to the third and fourth convocations of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. He received the State Prize of the USSR in 1949.


Dokumenty trudovoi slavy moskvichei: Iz istorii bor’by za razvitie kommunisticheskikh form truda. Sb. dokumentov i materialov. Moscow, 1967.
Sotsialisticheskoe sorevnovanie v promyshlennosti SSSR. Moscow, 1973.


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