YOYSEF RAKOV (b. 1890)
He was born in Telekhan (Telekhany), Byelorussia. He attended religious elementary school. He was later arrested for revolutionary activities. He authored: Farshikt in sibir durkh tsar nikolays rezhim (Exiled to Siberia by Tsar Nikolai’s regime) (New York, 1934), 174 pp., which includes a few poems at the end.