Abram Tchaykin

1890 – 1940
Agro-Joint, Office Manager, Moscow

Abram Tchaykin was an office manager for Agro-Joint in Moscow. He was arrested by the NKVD in 1938. He was accused of “counter-revolutionary activities” and sentenced to ten years in corrective labor camps. Tchaykin died in 1940 in a forced labor camp in Magadan oblast (Soviet Union). He was “rehabilitated” (his name was officially cleared) in 1989.


Extended Profile

Abram Natanovich Tchaykin, born in Klintsy, Chernigov gubernia (today Russia) in 1890, was an office manager for Agro-Joint Moscow. He was arrested by the NKVD (People’s Commissariat of Internal Affairs) on March 10, 1938 and charged with “counter-revolutionary activities.” On June 10, 1938, he was sentenced to ten years in corrective labor camps by the Special Council of the NKVD. Tchaykin died on November 27, 1940, in a forced labor camp in Magadan oblast, Soviet Union. He was “rehabilitated” (his name was officially cleared) on August 31, 1989 by the Military Prosecutor’s Office of the Moscow Military District.


Sources

GARF (The State Archives of the Russian Federation).

Mitsel, Mikhail. “The Final Chapter: Agro-Joint Workers – Victims of the Great Terror in the USSR, 1937-1940.” Eastern European Jewish Affairs, Vol. 39, No. 1, April 2009.