Vladimir Lomonosov

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Lomonosov, Vladimir Grigor’evich

 

Born June 20, 1928, in the village of Mikhailovskoe, Mikhailovskoe Raion, Khabarovsk Krai. Soviet state and party figure. Member of the CPSU since 1950.

The son of an office worker, Lomonosov graduated from the Moscow Institute of Steel in 1953. In 1953 and 1954 he was a foreman at the Serp i Molot Moscow Metallurgical Plant. He began party work in 1954. In the period 1958 to 1962, Lomonosov was secretary and second and first secretary of the Kalinin raion committee of the CPSU in Moscow. He was chairman of the Middle Asian Bureau of the Central Committee of the CPSU from 1962 to 1964; from 1965 to 1976 he was second secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Uzbekistan.

Lomonosov was appointed chairman of the State Committee on Labor and Social Problems of the Council of Ministers of the USSR in 1976; he became chairman of the State Committee of the USSR on Labor and Social Problems in 1978. He was named a member of the Central Committee of the CPSU in 1966. He served as a deputy to the seventh through tenth convocations of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.

Lomonosov has been awarded three orders of Lenin, the Order of the October Revolution, two other orders, and various medals.

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