Apollon Davydovich Lokhvitsky - Yakut and Yenisei Governor.
|Apollon Davidovich Lokhvitsky|
|Predecessor||N. F. Scriabin|
|Predecessor||P. N. Zamyatnin|
Apollon Davydovich was born in 1823 in Taganrog . In 1841 he graduated from the Moscow Nobility Institute .
He served in the office of the Taganrog mayor, then in the Main Directorate of Western Siberia. Since 1857, with the rank of court adviser, he began working in the Trans-Baikal Regional Board. From February 6, 1859 to September 18, 1861 he was the first vice-governor of the Trans-Baikal regional government. At this time, Apollon Davydovich has the rank of college adviser .
From December 29, 1865 to November 22, 1868 he was governor of the Yakutsk region. On August 14, 1868, with the rank of active state adviser, he was appointed to the post of Yenisei governor. He remained in office until May 8, 1882 .
During the governorship of A.D. Lokhvitsky in the Yenisei province, gymnasiums were opened in Krasnoyarsk and Yeniseisk ( March 19, 1872 and July 1, 1876 ), more than ten public schools in villages and cities, a teacher’s seminary in Krasnoyarsk, the first museum in the province in Minusinsk Theater in Krasnoyarsk . The governor resolved issues of medical assistance to foreigners of the Turukhansk Territory , and organized assistance to immigrants.
On August 27, 1869, Yeniseysk was almost completely burned down. About 800 houses, almost all churches, bakeries, merchants' shops burned down. About 200 houses and one temple survived  . The governor was in Yeniseisk during the fire.
There was no fire insurance system in the province. Back in February 1869, Lokhvitsky proposed that the Governor-General of Eastern Siberia create an insurance system.
On February 14, 1871, the Krasnoyarsk Orthodox Missionary Society began to work in Krasnoyarsk. Lokhvitsky was elected a fellow Chairman of the Committee of the Krasnoyarsk Missionary Society  .
In 1871 he was promoted to Privy Councilor .
In 1874, the first synagogue in the province was opened in Krasnoyarsk. In 1877, Jewish spiritual rule was created.
On May 17, 1880, a scholarship named after Privy Councilor Lokhvitsky was established at the Krasnoyarsk girls' gymnasium.
On the night of April 17-18, 1881 in Krasnoyarsk, a fire destroys most of the buildings. Lokhvitsky resigns, and in May 1882 leaves Krasnoyarsk. In Krasnoyarsk, he received the nickname "governor from fire to fire."
- Fire in the city of Yeniseisk // Additions to the Irkutsk diocesan sheets. No. 36, September 7, 1869, pp. 400-402
- Archpriest John Rachkovsky Opening of the Orthodox Missionary Society in Krasnoyarsk. // Additions to the Irkutsk diocesan sheets. No. 13, March 27, 1871. p. 163-169
- Vincent Zhuravsky . "Poland, Siberia and America", London, 1891
- I. P. Belokonsky , “Tribute to the Time, Memories”, Moscow, 1918.