Chen Anzhong
陈安众
Vice-Chairman of Jiangxi Provincial People's Congress
In office
January 2010 – December 2013
ChairmanQiang Wei
Vice-Chairman of the Jiangxi Provincial Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference
In office
January 2008 – January 2010
ChairmanFu Kecheng [zh]
Communist Party Secretary of Jiujiang
In office
November 2006 – January 2008
Preceded byZhao Zhiyong
Succeeded byZhong Ligui
Communist Party Secretary of Pingxiang
In office
June 2001 – November 2006
Preceded byLiu Nanfang
Succeeded byXie Yisen
Mayor of Jingdezhen
In office
August 1999 – June 2001
Preceded byLiu Aicai
Succeeded byXu Aimin
Mayor of Hengyang
In office
November 1996 – August 1999
Preceded byHe Tongxin
Succeeded byXu Minghua
Personal details
BornJanuary 1954 (age 67)
Ningyuan County, Hunan, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China (1976–2014, expelled)
Alma materHunan Normal University
Central Party School
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Chen Anzhong (Chinese: 陈安众; born January 1954) is a former Chinese politician who served in a variety of positions in Jiangxi province. In 2015, he was sentenced to twelve years in prison for corruption.[1]

Biography

Chen was born in Ningyuan County, Hunan in January 1954. During the Down to the Countryside Movement, Chen worked as a sent-down youth at Junshan Farm, in Yueyang, Hunan. Chen began working in March 1972 and he joined the Communist Party of China in December 1976.

After the resumption of the University Entrance Examination in 1977, Chen entered Hunan Normal College in March 1978, majoring in political science, after graduating in January 1982 he was accepted to Central Party School of the Communist Party of China and graduated in December 1984, majoring in scientific socialism. After graduation, he taught there as an instructor.

From September 1985 to June 1993, Chen worked in Changsha as an officer.

In June 1993 he was promoted to become the deputy Party secretary of Hengyang, a position he held until August 1999. From November 1996 to August 1999, he was elected as the mayor of Hengyang; he ascended to a prefecture-level position at age 42.

Chen served as the deputy Party secretary of Jingdezhen and mayor of Jingdezhen between August 1999 to June 2001.

In June 2001, Chen was promoted to become the Party secretary of Pingxiang, he remained in that position until November 2006, when he was transferred to Jiujiang and appointed the Party secretary of Jiujiang.

In January 2008, Chen was elevated to the vice-chairman of the Jiangxi Provincial Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, a position he held until January 2010.

In January 2010, Chen was appointed as vice-chairman of Jiangxi Provincial People's Congress.[2]

Downfall

On December 8, 2013, Chen was dismissed, arrested and investigated for corruption by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Communist Party of China.[3][4] Chen was sentenced 12 years in prison on June 19, 2015 upon being convicted on charges of bribery; it was said he took 8.1 million yuan (~$1.27 million) in bribes.[5]

References

  1. ^ "全国人大代表信息陈安众". npc.gov.cn. Archived from the original on 2014-02-22. Retrieved 2013-04-05.
  2. ^ "地方两会全部闭幕 30名省部级官员履新". 163.com. 2014-02-16. Archived from the original on 2014-02-22. Retrieved 2014-02-16.
  3. ^ 江西省人大常委会副主任陈安众落马,素有"才子"之名(组图). 163.com (in Chinese). 2014.
  4. ^ 陈安众被撤销江西省人大副主任职务. Chinanews (in Chinese). 2014.
  5. ^ "江西省人大原副主任陈安众一审被判有期徒刑12年". China News Service. June 19, 2015. Retrieved June 19, 2015.
Government offices Preceded byHe Tongxin (贺同新) Mayor of Hengyang1996–1999 Succeeded byXu Minghua (徐明华) Preceded byLiu Aicai Mayor of Jingdezhen1999–2001 Succeeded byXu Aimin Party political offices Preceded byLiu Nanfang Communist Party Secretary of Pingxiang2001–2006 Succeeded byXie Yisen Preceded byZhao Zhiyong Communist Party Secretary of Jiujiang2006–2008 Succeeded byZhong Ligui Civic offices Preceded byYao Yaping Chairman of Jiangxi Federation of Trade Unions2012–2013 Succeeded byXie Yisen