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Tan Zhenlin (1902-83), a native of Youxian, Hunan Province, was then first deputy political commissar of the PLA Third Field Army in 1949. He was elected member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee at the First Plenary Session of the Eighth CPC Central Committee held in 1956 and member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee at the Fifth Plenary Session of the Eighth CPC Central Committee held in 1958. He was appointed Vice-Premier of the State Council in 1959.