Born on October 8, 1908 in the village of Rogozino (now the Omsk Region). In 1929, Yakov Stepanovich married Evdokia Ivanovna Zhuravleva. In 1939 the Rogozin family moved to Saranpaul for permanent residence. September 22, 1941 Berezovsky RVK. Combat path: served as a sapper, took part in battles as part of the 878th Infantry Regiment. In July 1944 he was wounded and underwent rehabilitation treatment in evacuation hospital No. 5877 September 12, 1944. Yakov Stepanovich was demobilized for health reasons. Awards: medals "For Courage", "For Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945." In the postwar years, Yakov Stepanovich worked on the Subpolar-Ural Expedition. He died in 1979, was buried in the village. Saranpaul.