Gorokhovodatskiy Ivan Stepanovich – historian, Candidate of Historical Sciences (1950)
Started teaching at elementary schools (1922),
Teacher of history at high school, chief of RayONO (District Department of People’s Education) (1928-1933),
Chief of department, Labor Central Committee at the Union of Junior High Schools (1933-1938),
Graduated from Kzyl-Orda Pedagogocal Institute. Historical Faculty (1941),
Director of High School; worked as a teacher at Kzyl-Orda Pedagogical Institute (1939-1943),
Senior Lecturer at Medical Institute, chair of Marxism-Leninism (1944-1948),
Senior Research Fellow, Chief of Party History sector; since March, 1950 – Deputy Director for Science at Kazakh branch of IMELS at Central Committee of the Communist Party of Soviet Union (1945-1953),
Director of the Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography, Academy of Sciences of KazSSR (1953-1956),
Rector of Kokchetav Pedagogical Institute named after Sh. Ualikhanov(1962-1971).
· «Istorija KazSSR» (1-st volume) – member of editorial board.