Born January 1, 1923 in the village. Saranpaul in the family of Trofim Filippovich and Feodosia Ivanovna Vokuev. In 1941 he graduated from the Salekhard Pedagogical School. Almost immediately he was drafted to the front. Combat path: participated in battles as part of the Caucasian, North Caucasian, Third and Fourth fronts from December 1941 to May 1945. In April 1945 he was seriously wounded, after a long treatment in September 1946 he was demobilized with the rank of guard lieutenant. Awards: Order of the Red Star, Order of the Patriotic War, 1st Class, Medal For Courage. In the post-war period, he worked in the Komsomol, party and Soviet posts: first secretary of the Khanty-Mansiysk district committee of the Komsomol, first secretary of the Berezovsky district committee of the CPSU, first secretary of the Laryaksky district committee of the CPSU, second secretary of the city committee of the CPSU in Khanty-Mansiysk, chairman of the executive Soviet committee of the Soviet district, chairman district executive committee. For his labor exploits, Nifont Trofimovich was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor, two Orders of the Badge of Honor, the medal "For Valiant Labor in Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of V. I. Lenin", "For the Exploration of Mineral Resources and the Development of the Oil and Gas Complex of Western Siberia" and others. Honored Worker of Culture of the Russian Federation, Excellence in Public Education, Excellence in Health Care, Excellence in Consumer Services. Since October 1978 Nifont Trofimovich has been a personal pensioner of republican significance. In 1980 Vokuev Nifont Trofimovich was awarded the title "Honorary Citizen of the Soviet District". In 1988, Nifont Trofimovich was appointed head of the working group for the preparation of the book "Memory" in the Tyumen region and deputy editor of this publication. As Nifont Trofimovich himself recalled: “Back in the war years, in hospitals, in the evenings, in the long eighteen months of treatment, my comrades and I thought about how to preserve the names of those who died in the war in the memory of our descendants. But the eternal time trouble, the frantic pace of the post-war recovery years, hard work in responsible positions did not allow digging into the archives. " With the direct participation of N. Vokuev, nine volumes of the regional book "Memory" were prepared and published. He passed away on September 22, 1997, was buried in Tyumen.