Biography of Maria Medvedovskaya

Description:
Born into a family of the nobility in St. Petersburg in 1886. Completed higher education. Lived in Leningrad and taught English in a school. In 1926 she converted to Catholicism; she became a member of Notre Dame parish and served as secretary for the pastor, Fr. Jean Amoudrou, O.P. In April 1932 she was arrested in connection with the case against Fr. Augustine Proncketis and others. June 19, 1932 – sentenced to five years in corrective labor camp [OGPU Collegium]. Fate thereafter unknown. Source: Shkarovskii, p. 271
Variant Names:
Medvedovskaya, Maria; Medvedovskaia, Mariia Nikolaevna
Dates:
1886-1932
Locations:
Saint Petersburg (Russia)
Subjects:
female; laity; fate unknown