Biography of Romuald Pizon

Description:
Born into a peasant family in Pizony, Rozhits district, Vitebsk province, in 1896. Lived in Poland and served in the army. In 1924, after he was demobilized, he illegally entered the USSR and settled in Petrograd. He worked as a metalworker in a factory. He was a protégé of Bishop Antoni Malecki and a parishioner of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. In April 1932 he was arrested in a case against Catholic clergy and laity (Proncketis et al). June 19, 1932 – sentenced to five years in corrective labor camp [OGPU Collegium]. Fate thereafter unknown. Source: Shkarovskii, pp. 276-277
Variant Names:
Pizon, Romuald; Pizon, Romual'd Ivanovich
Dates:
1896-1932
Locations:
Vitsebsk (Belarus); Poland; Saint Petersburg (Russia)
Subjects:
male; laity; fate unknown