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Adminstrative History of Organs of Civil Repression

ChK, 1917-18 Chair: Dzerzhinskii
Dep Chair: Menzhinskii
VChK, 1918-20 Chair: Dzerzhinskii
Dep Chair: Menzhinskii
GPU, 1921-22 Chair: Dzerzhinskii
Dep Chair: Menzhinskii
OGPU, 1922-34

Chair 1922-26: Dzerzhinskii
Chair 1926-34: Menzhinskii

Dep. Chair 1st 1922-26: Menzhinskii
Dep. Chair 1st 1928-31: Yagoda
Dep. Chair 1st 1931-32: Akulov

Dep. Chair 2nd 1931-34: Yagoda

NKVD(USSR) 1934- Chair 1934-Sept 1936: Yagoda
Chair Sept 1936-Oct 1938: Yezhov
Chair Oct 1938-: Beriya