Michael Gabriel Chepourkoff
(1899 - 1955)
Michael Gabriel Chepourkoff was active/lived in California / Russian Federation. Michael Chepourkoff is known for design, sculpture, painting, crafts.
Biography Michael Gabriel Chepourkoff
Born in Lugansk, Russia on Nov. 12, 1899, Michael Chepourkoff had a mother, Anna; father, Gabriel; a younger sister, Polya; and two older brothers, Peter and John, also called Ivan. The father, Gabriel managed a state owned liquor store and was killed in the 1905 revolution. Mother Anna then married a Russian merchant, Sergei Kriukoff, who also managed a store, and the family moved to Siberia. She also had a son, Vova Kriukoff.
Michael received a scholarship to study pre-medicine. He attended Real School, a combination high school and junior college in Blagoveshchensk, on the Amur River in Siberia. In 1919 he was sent to the Government military school in Haborovsk, and was conscripted into the White Army to fight the Bolsheviks. When
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