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Nikolaos Io. Veneris

This biography is part of a collection from "Life in Australia" :


The life of Mr. N. I. Veneris, who comes from Kythera, is replete with moral instruction and the perfect example of the successful struggle to survive and to create a stable future.

Great misfortune has attended Mr. Veneris, but he has always remained daring and composed. He is never cast down and keeps
before his eyes the prospect of betterment and proceeds ...

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Panagiotis Zach. Kypriotis

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In the inland country town of Quirindi in New South Wales, stands the shop of Mr. Panayiotis Zach. Kypriotis, who comes from Kythera. Mr. Kypriotis settled in this country town in 1910, having bought the shop with money afforded by his four years of continuous and unbroken work.

Being now 21 years old, he is to be grouped with the youngest Greek shopowners.


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Ioannis Theod. Tambakis

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Mr. Ioannis Tambakis is one of the few persons of his age who are typified by a strong will and unceasing diligence.

He is an extremely sympathetic personality, notable for his politeness and gentlemanly bearing. Since his father left for Greece, he has been owner and manager of a shop in the country town of Wagga Wagga in New South Wales, which he very skilfully ...

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Kyriakos I. Baveas and Theodoros G. Fardoulis

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Mr Kyriakos Ioan. Baveas is one of those who abandoned their work and hearkened to the call of the fatherland during the last two glorious wars.

He left Australia at once for Greece on the declaration of the Greco-Turkish War and served as a sailor for the whole of the two wars and then returned to Australia, and is now in the country town of Narrabri, in New South Wales. ...

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The Brothers Diakopoulos and Sarantos G. Zantiotis

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Three men, full of the desire to progress in life and Kythereans by descent, Messrs. Sarantos and Leonidas D. Diakopoulos and Sarantos G. Zantiotis, at the beginning of 1914 purchased two magnificent and profitable shops that stand in a very central location in the country town of Parkes.

With the commercial name of Diakopoulos Bros., these splendidly functioning shops ...

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Panag. N. Mazarakis

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Mr. Panayiotis Mazarakis, who come from Potamos in Kythera, is a distinguished athlete in boxing and highly renowned for the number of the prizes awarded him by various states of Australia. Since 1913, Mr. Mazarakis has held in partnership with his brother, Andreas, a shop in the country town of Forbes, in New South Wales, which is populous and famed for its gardens.


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Ioannis K. Makris

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Mr. Ioannis Makris, who comes from Valtetsi in Arcadia, is a valuable protector of, and advisor, as it were, to the Greeks settled in the coastal suburb of Manly in Sydney. Mr. Makris was the first to found his establishment there in 1902 and is the only person to have contributed to the foundation of most of the Greek shops in this suburb, offering his eager material and spiritual support ...

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The Brothers Phokas and Efstathios Sp. Paizis

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Three centrally located shops stand in the great city of Newcastle, in New South Wales, belonging to the brothers Messrs. Phokas and Efstathios Sp. Paizis and to their cousin, Mr. Spyros Ant. Paizis, all of whom come from Stavros on Ithaki.

Settling in Newcastle many years ago, they later founded these two resplendent establishments, where not a few fellow Greeks work. ...

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Georgios Efts. Paxinos

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Kindly, gentle, direct, peaceable, sweet natured and the complete philanthrope – such is the sympathetic 50-year old Mr. Georgios Paxinos, son of Efstathios, who hails from Ithaki and is the oldest of all the Greeks settled in Newcastle.

When he first came to Australia, in 1891, he engage to engage in various business activities with great eagerness. After a struggle ...

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Georgios Nik. Sofianios

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Among the Greeks who possess splendid shops in Australia is to be placed the 30-year-old Mr. G. N. Sofianos, who hails from the village of Phrykes, on Ithaki.

Mr. Sofianos arrived in Australia twenty years ago. He now owns in partnership a most splendid and profitable shop in Newcastle, which bears the name Denes and Denes. He is therefore rightly to be classed among ...

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Peter and Bill Cassimatis retire after running Parry’s Milk Bar and Candy Store, Caringbah, for 36 years.

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Article from:
St George & Sutherland Shire Leader
16 November 2004 pages 7 & 8
Author: John Mulcair
Photo: John Veage


Milkbar family sells, and leaves you in good hands

PHOTO CAPTION:

Farewell: Peter and Bill Cassimatis have retired after running the Caringbah landmark for 36 years. Peter is pictured front left with Bill and his ...

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The Hatzimichael Brothers, Pythagoras and Mavroudis

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Six years have flowed by since the brothers Pythagoras and Mavroudis Hatzimichael settled in Australia.

By reason of the unfortunate events that took place in Samos in 1908, the brothers were compelled to leave in 1909 their particular homeland, Palaio Karlovasi, and to settle in Melbourne in Australia. Three splendid shops, not to be despised in terms of worth and ...

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Georgios Gk. Sotiriou or Grivas

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Mr. G. Sotiriou, who came to Australia 31 years ago, resides in Melbourne. For reasons byond his control, he was compelled to leave Greece in 1883 and the naval career on which he had embarked, following special training.

Upon arrival in Australia, he found employment in the merchant marine and subsequently was engaged in various business activities. By reason of his ...

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Panayotis B. Frantzis

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A particular commercial acument distinguishes the polyglot Panayiotis B. Frantzis, who hails from Kalavryta.

While still a child, he moved, with the approval of his parents, to Egypt, where he was not slow to engage in commercial activity.

In 1902, he moved from Egypt to South Africa, in pursuit of a better future, where, within a short period ...

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Konstantinos I. Argyropoulos

(The oldest Greek of Australia and still living)

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The large and attractive inland country town of Parkes, in New South Wales, is linked by rail to Sydney, from which it is about four miles distant. Here there is a paddock where milk-producing cows of Australia graze on abundant pasturage. These, together with a small residence, built of wood, constitute the rural property ...

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The Brothers Panos and Ioannis Spy. Zervos

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Panos and Ioannis Spy. Zervos, who come from the viallage of Agia Saranda on Ithaki.

They own and manage one of the most profitable shops of Newcastle. It lies a little beyond the central street of the town and was established a few years ago by the older of the two brothers, Panos Zervos, who took on his younger brother as a partner a short time later.

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Dimitrios An. Palladas

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The son of a merchant and a tireless pironeer of progress, Mr. Dimitrios A. Palladas hails from Navplio. Practicising the trade of merchant since childhood, Mr. Palladas arrived in Australia in 1909, driven by the flame of a fervid desire for trade on a higher level. Working continuously for a year and familiarising himself with the different customs of Australia, he founded a small shop ...

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Konstantinos Geor. Panopoulos or Soulos

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The city of Bathurst, in New South Wales, can stand comparison with the most beautiful cities of Europe, for its tree-lined squares, its avenues and its dignified public and private buildings. It is here that the urbane and educated young man, Mr. Konstantinos Panopoulos, or Soulos, has his establishment. Mr. Panopoulos hails from Tegea, in Arcadia, and is 27 years old.

Mr. ...

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Nikolaos I. Yiannikos

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At the age of 18, Mr. N. I Yiannikos, who hails from Stemnitsa in Gortynia, left the desks of the fourth class of gymnasion and moved to Athens to pursue university studies. In October 1906, bringing with him all the talents of a strong intellect and clear judgement that were his by nature, he enrolled in the School of Philosophy of the National Unversity of Greece, at the period when Nikolaos ...

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Dimitrios Zalokostas

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Our fellow Greek, Mr. D. Zalokostas, is a notable personality, distinguished among the Greeks of Sydney in Australia for his splendid culture and education. Mr. Zalokostas is Director of Engineering for the Telephone Centres in the metropolitan Sydney region.

Mr. Zalokostas was born in historic Preveza, on 19 August 1888. He is a member of one of the few groups of ...