Tian Xueren
田学仁
President of Jilin Bank
In office
January 2008 – June 2012
Concurrent postCommunist Party Secretary
Executive Vice Governor of Jilin
In office
May 2007 – January 2008
GovernorHan Changfu
Communist Party Secretary of Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture
In office
January 2001 – December 2004
Preceded byWang Rulin
Succeeded byDeng Kai
Communist Party Secretary of Jilin City
In office
February 1998 – January 2001
Preceded byZhao Jiazhi
Succeeded byWang Zhaohuan
Personal details
BornOctober 1947 (age 73)
Kuandian Manchu Autonomous County, Liaoning, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China (1971–2012; expelled)
Alma materNortheast Normal University
Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese田學仁
Simplified Chinese田学仁

Tian Xueren (born October 1947) is a former Chinese politician who spent most of his career in Northeast China's Jilin province. He was investigated by the Communist Party of China's anti-graft agency in July 2012.[1][2] He served as Communist Party Secretary and President of Jilin Bank from 2007 to 2012, and Executive Vice Governor of Jilin between 2004 and 2008.[3]

Life and career

Tian was born and raised in Kuandian Manchu Autonomous County, Liaoning. He graduated from Northeast Normal University and Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

He began his political career in October 1958, and joined the Communist Party of China in October 1971.

He served as Deputy Head of Jilin Provincial Civil Affairs in 1985, and six years later promoted to the head position.[4] In March 1994 he was promoted to become Deputy Communist Party Secretary of Changchun, capital of Jilin province, a position he held until 1997.[4] Then he became the Deputy Communist Party Secretary of Jilin city, rising to Communist Party Secretary the next year.[4] In January 2001 he served as Communist Party Secretary of Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture, at the same time as holding the post of a Standing Committee of CPC Jilin Provincial Committee.[4] In May 2007, he was appointed Executive Vice Governor of Jilin, he remained in that position until January 2008, when he was appointed Communist Party Secretary and President of Jilin Bank.[4]

Downfall

On November 5, 2011, he was suspected of "serious violations of discipline", said one-sentence statement issued by the ruling Communist Party's corruption watchdog body, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI).[5]

In July 2012, he was expelled from the Communist Party of China and removed from office.[6] On July 6, 2012, he was arrested by the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau. On November 1, 2013, he was sentenced to life imprisonment for taking over 19.19 million yuan in bribes, and all his personal property was confiscated.[7][8] In July 2018, his sentence was commuted from life to 22 years.[9]

References

  1. ^ "Ex-Jilin vice governor Tian Xueren in court over bribery". Sina. 2013-10-11.
  2. ^ "China senior official gets life in prison for bribery". thecairopost.com. 2013.
  3. ^ "Tian Xueren Case Opens Corruption Rabbit Hole". Caijing. 2013-11-19.
  4. ^ a b c d e "田学仁简历". Sina (in Chinese). 2013-11-12.
  5. ^ 吉林省原常务副省长田学仁涉嫌违纪接受调查. 搜狐 (in Chinese). 5 November 2011. Retrieved 20 February 2021.
  6. ^ "吉林省原副省長田學仁被雙開". wenweipo. 2012-07-06.
  7. ^ "吉林原副省长田学仁涉受贿罪被判无期". 163.com (in Chinese). 2013-11-01.
  8. ^ Reuters (November 1, 2013). "China jails former top provincial official for life over bribes". Yahoo.
  9. ^ "吉林原常务副省长田学仁获得减刑 由无期减至有期徒刑22年". Zaobao. 2018-07-15. Retrieved 2018-07-15.
Party political offices Preceded byZhao Jiazhi Communist Party Secretary of Jilin City1998–2001 Succeeded byWang Zhaohuan Preceded byWang Rulin Communist Party Secretary of Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture2001–2004 Succeeded byDeng Kai