Lithuanian politician who was the Head of State of contemporary occupied Lithuania from 1949 to 1954.
He finished at the Raseiniai Gymnasium First Class and started studying in the Kaunas War School.
He was also one of the leaders of the resistance against the Soviet occupation of Lithuania, joining the Lithuanian Freedom Army and the Lithuanian partisans and steadily rising to a position of leadership.
He was born to Jonas Zemaitis and Petronele Dauksaite.
He and Kazimira Prunskiene were both politicians in Lithuania.