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Revision History:

Biography Revised: 9/18/2007
Career Data Updated: 9/18/2007

PHOTO: Wang Ke
Wang Ke 王克
Member of the 15th CPC Central Military Commission
Born: 1931

Biography

Wang Ke, male, Han nationality, was born in 1931 in Xiaoxian, Anhui Province. He first became associated with the PLA in 1944 and he joined the Party in 1947.

Wang was an artillery officer during his early career and participated both in the Chinese civil war and in the Korean War. After returning to China, he held posts at the battalion commander, deputy regimental commander and political commissar levels before being sent to the PLA Military Academy, from which he graduated in 1980. He later served as division commander and army commander and was promoted to lieutenant general in 1988 and general in 1994.

Wang was a member of the 14th and 15th CPC Central Committees. In 1995, he was assigned to the CPC Central Military Commission, appointed to the PRC Central Military Commission, and named director of the PLA General Logistics Department.

Career Data

1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1995— Director, PLA, General Logistics Department
1995—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
1995— Member, Central Military Commission of the PRC
1994— General, PLA
1992—1995 Commander, PLA, Regions, Shenyang Military Region
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee
Commander, PLA, Regions, Lanzhou Military Region
1988—1994 Lieutenant General, PLA
1986—???? Commander, PLA, Regions, Lanzhou Military Region, Xinjiang Military District Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region
1983—1985 Army Commander, PLA
1980—1983 Division Commander, PLA
1979—1980 Student, Military Academy of the Chinese PLA
1972—1978 Political Commissar, PLA, Regions, Lanzhou Military Region, Garrison Division
1970—1972 Deputy Commander, PLA, Regions, Lanzhou Military Region, Garrison Division
1962—1964 Deputy Director, PLA Wuwei Artillery School, Training Department
1961—1962 Section Chief, PLA Artillery School, Training Department Beijing Municipality
1956—1961 Chief of Staff, PLA, Services and Arms, Artillery Force Republic of Korea (South Korea)
1956—1961 Deputy Regimental Commander, PLA, Services and Arms, Artillery Force Republic of Korea (South Korea)
1953—1956 Battalion Commander, PLA Republic of Korea (South Korea)
1949—???? Deputy Political Instructor, PLA, Services and Arms, Field Army, Regimental Training Team
1949 (Participated in the Jiaozhou Counterattack Battle)
1949 (Participated in the Huaihai Campaign)
1949—1951 Regimental Staff Officer, PLA, Regions, Nanjing Military Region, Jiangsu Military District
1947—1948 Assistant Literacy Teacher, PLA, Services and Arms, East China Field Army
1947 Joined, CPC
1944 Joined, Armed Work Team Anhui Province, Xiaoxian County


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