Biography of Anton Dagis

Born into a worker’s family in St. Petersburg in 1905. Graduated from the technical institute. From 1924 he traveled by ship, bringing Leningrad priests literature and things from the Baltic States; as of 1931 he was working as a heating technician at a factory in Leningrad. May 8, 1931 – arrested in a case against clergy and laity (Wojo et al.). Charged with “keeping anti-Soviet pamphlets.” March 7, 1932 – sentenced to ten years in a corrective labor camp [OGPU Collegium]. Sent to a camp. October 14, 1937 – sentenced to death [Special Troika, Directorate, NKVD, Leningrad oblast]. November 1, 1937 – shot. Source: Shkarovskii, p. 259
Variant Names:
Dagis, Anton Antonovich; Dagis, Anton
Saint Petersburg (Russia); Baltic States
laity; male; executed