Nosov, Ivan

Nosov, Ivan Petrovich


Born May 1888 in a suburb of Nizhny Novgorod, now Gorky; died Nov. 27, 1937. Soviet statesman and party figure. Member of the Communist Party from 1905. Son of a worker.

Nosov was a worker from 1900. He took part in the Revolution of 1905–07 in Nizhny Novgorod. He began working in St. Petersburg in 1913. Nosov was drafted into the army in the field in 1914 and became a driver in a motor transport company. After the February Revolution of 1917, he was committee chairman in the V Caucasian Corps of the Eighth Army and became chairman of the plant committee at a Nizhny Novgorod chemical plant in August 1917. From 1918 to 1919 he was a department head in the Nizhny Novgorod provincial council on the national economy, chairman of the Vasil’sursk district committee of the RCP (Bolshevik), and chairman of the Semenov district executive committee. Nosov was chairman of the revolutionary committee in the city of Alekseevka in Voronezh Province and secretary of the Voronezh provincial party committee in 1920–21. From 1922 to 1929 he was secretary of the Perm’ provincial committee, the Sevastopol’ regional committee, the Crimean oblast committee, and the Tver’ provincial committee of the party. He was secretary of the Moscow regional committee and the Moscow oblast committee of the ACP (Bolshevik) from 1929 to 1931. Nosov was secretary of the Ivanovo oblast party committee of the ACP(B) from 1932 to 1937.

Nosov was a delegate at the Eighth, Tenth, and Twelfth through Seventeenth Party Congresses. He was elected a member of the Central Control Commission at the Thirteenth Congress, a candidate member of the Central Committee at the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Congresses, and a member of the Central Committee of the ACP(B) at the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Party Congresses. He was a member of the All-Union Central Executive Committee and the Central Executive Committee of the USSR at many convocations.