Born November 20, 1922 in the village. Nizhnevartovsk (now Nizhnevartovsk). In 1940 he arrived in Khanty-Mansiysk. In May 1942 he was sent to the Western Front. Combat path: fought as a private in the 479th regiment of the 149th rifle division. In August 1942 he was seriously wounded, after treatment in a hospital at the beginning of 1943 A.I. Kushnikov was demobilized. Awards: Order of the Patriotic War, 1st degree; medals "For Courage", "For Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945", "For Valiant Labor in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945", Zhukov, jubilee. A.I. Kushnikov worked for 45 years in Khanty-Mansiysk in the district office of the State Bank and went from a collector to a deputy manager.