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Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
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Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 1/9/2007
Career Data Updated: 7/10/2007

PHOTO: Zhang Wentai
Zhang Wentai 张文台
Member of the 16th CPC Central Committee
Born: 1940

Biography Highlight

Zhang Wentai, male, Han nationality, is a native of Jiaozhou, Shandong province. He was born in 1940, joined the PLA in 1958 and joined the CPC in 1960. Zhang was conferred to the rank of major general in 1988, and promoted to the rank of lieutenant general in 1995. Zhang has held leading posts in the 54th Group Army of the PLA, including political commissar until 2002. He was appointed political commissar of the general logistics department in 2002.

Recent Career Data

2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2002— Political Commissar, PLA, General Logistics Department
2002— Deputy Secretary, PLA, General Logistics Department CPC, Party Committee
1999—2002 Secretary, PLA, Regions, Jinan Military Region CPC, Party Committee Shandong Province, Jinan City
1999—2002 Political Commissar, PLA, Regions, Jinan Military Region Shandong Province, Jinan City
1996—1998 Student, CPC, Central Committee, Central Party School
1995— Lieutenant General, PLA
1988—1995 Major General, PLA
1985—1993 Political Commissar, PLA, Services and Arms, Army (or Ground Force), Corps Command
1981—1983 Political Commissar, PLA, Regions, Jinan Military Region, Fielding Division

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