Jan Kapela (25 April 1931 – 3 May 1987) was a Polish politician, first secretary of the Polish United Workers' Party County Committee in Płońsk, in the years 1975–1978 vice-mayor of Warsaw and ex officio vice-voivode of Warsaw.

Jan Kapela
Vice-mayor of Warsaw
In office
1975–1978
Vice-voivode of Warsaw
In office
1975–1978
Personal details
Born25 April 1931
Bogumiłowice, Poland
Died3 May 1987
Political partyPolish Workers' Party
Polish United Workers' Party

Political activity Edit

In 1948 he joined the Polish Workers' Party (PPR), then he joined the Polish United Workers' Party (PZPR). In 1951 he completed a course for first secretaries at the PZPR County Committee in Pułtusk. In 1973–1975 he was the first secretary of the PZPR County Committee in Płońsk, and then from 1975 to 1978 he was a member of the executive committee of the Warsaw Committee of the Polish United Workers' Party. From 1975 to 1978 he held the position of the vice-mayor of Warsaw and, ex officio, the vice-voivode of Warsaw.[1] Then, from 1978 to 1979, he was a member of the Warsaw Committee of the Polish United Workers' Party.[2]

Death Edit

He was buried at the Powązki Military Cemetery (B15 / 4/3).[3]

Honours and awards Edit

In 1955 he was awarded the Silver Cross of Merit.[4]

References Edit

  1. ^ "Directory of Officials of the Polish People's Republic". University of Michigan. 1978.
  2. ^ "Dane osoby z katalogu kierowniczych stanowisk partyjnych i państwowych PRL". Institute of National Remembrance (in Polish).
  3. ^ "Wyszukiwarka cmentarna - Warszawskie cmentarze". Cmentarze Komunalne (in Polish).
  4. ^ "M.P. z 1955 r. nr 96, poz. 1267". Sejm (in Polish).