An Zhendong, male, Han nationality, was born in 1930 in Tangshan, Hebei Province. He majored in electrical communications and graduated from an industrial college in Hebei in 1951. He spent the next 30 years as an engineer and supervisor in the electrical industry in Heilongjiang Province. He gained note in the field of electric automatic controls and management of railway communications, and he developed an explosion-preventing rectification device for the mining industry.
He joined the Jiusan Society in 1981, and was made vice-governor of Heilongjiang Province in 1983. He served continuously as an executive in this society for 20 years, while also serving in the Heilongjiang Provincial People's Congress.
He was a member of the 6th, 7th and 8th NPC and he was a member of the standing committee of the 9th CPPCC National Committee.