Born on February 10, 1905 in the village of Hangly (now Berezovsky district.) Before the start of the Great Patriotic War, E.N. Kachanov worked as chairman of the fishing brigade, artel named after. V.V. Kuyvashev. In August 1941 E.N. Kachanov was drafted into the ranks of the Red Army. Combat path: from October 1942 he served in the Third Rifle Regiment, then in the 602nd Rifle Regiment until March 1943. He was wounded in the leg, was treated in a hospital. Member of the Battle of Stalingrad and the defense of Leningrad, took part in battles in Estonia. Wounded again in 1945, he was discharged and sent home. Awards: medals "For Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945", "For the Defense of Leningrad", "For the Defense of Stalingrad", "For Courage". “For Valiant Labor”. In the postwar period, E.N. Kachanov continued working as a fisherman on the Saranpaul collective farm. He was a deputy in the Saranpaulsky village council. Efim Nikolaevich Kachanov was married to Matryona Petrovna Taratova 6 children were born from marriage: Spiridon, Maria, Daria, Grigory, Elena, Afanasy. Died April 22, 1970.