Yuri Vechkasov, Chairman of the Legislative Assembly of the Penza Region of the first and second convocations (1994-2002), Member of the Federation Council, died in 1996-2001 at the age of 74. This was announced by the press service of the regional government on Thursday.
“Yuri Ivanovich Vechkasov, an honorary citizen of the Penza district and chairman of the Legislative Assembly of the first and second convocations, has died,” the report said.
The farewell ceremony will be held March 19 at the Penza Cinema and Concert Hall.
Yuri Vechkasov was born on June 6, 1948, in the Maloserdobinsky District of the Penza District. He started working on the state farm “Kandievski”, in different years he was the chairman of the board of the agro-industrial association of the Penza region, the first deputy head of the regional administration.
In 1994, Penza of the first convocation was elected to the Legislative Assembly of the Region, chairing the first two convocations of the Regional Parliament (1994-2002). From 1996 to 2001 he was a member of the Federation Council.