Biography of George Kölsch

Born in 1878 in Alatay, Taurida province. Graduated from Saratov seminary but was not ordained. Lived in Alatay and had six children. From 1899 he worked as a teacher and was the chairman of the parish community of the local church. In 1931 he was under investigation but not convicted. January 31, 1934 – arrested in a case against Catholics (Warth et al.). March 22, 1934 – sentenced under Articles 58-11 of the Criminal Code of the RSFSR to three years in exile [Special Board, OGPU Collegium]. Fate thereafter unknown. Source: Sokolovskyi, p. 91
Variant Names:
Kel'sh, Georgiĭ Frantsevich; Kölsch , George
Crimea (Ukraine)
male; laity; fate unknown