Biography of Elena Przyjalgowska

Born into a family of the nobility in Inkert, Moliats County, Vilna province, January 21, 1888. Completed the city 7-grade school. Was a housewife, living in Leningrad. On the night of September 12/13, 1933 – arrested with her husband in a group case (Solonevich and others). November 25, 1933 – charged with “being an active participant of a counter-revolutionary group; during several visits to the Lithuanian consulate she carried out various assignments; using her acquaintance with the Lithuanian ambassador, Baltrushaitis, she had personally sent illegal letters through the consulate.” Sentenced to three years’ exile to Western Siberia [OGPU Collegium, Leningrad Military District]. Sent with her husband to Asino, Tomsk region, where she took care of their household. In 1935 – drawn into the investigation in a case against Catholics, but released in 1936 and the case was closed. Lived in Tomsk, from where she appealed more than once to the Political Red Cross with a request that the PRC petition the authorities to send her to the Kovno region, where her children lived. There is no information about her departure from the USSR. Fate thereafter unknown. Sources: GARF, f. 8409, op. 1, d. 1481, l. 51-52; Repressii 30-40-x gg. v Tomskom krae (Tomsk, 1991), vol. 4, p. 244; Investigatory Matter 6632-33, Archive of the Directorate of the FSB for St. Petersburg and Leningrad region
Variant Names:
Przyjalgowska, Elena; Przhiialgovskaia, Elena Leonardovna
Molėtai (Lithuania); Saint Petersburg (Russia); Siberia, Western (Russia); Tomsk (Russia)
female; laity; fate unknown