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Charalambos Kosma Andronikos

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


Toowoomba is the second inland city of the state of Queensland and is linked by rail to the capital, Brisbane. Here, in Toowoomba, stands the smart and attractive shop belonging to Mr. Haralambos Andronikos, from Mylopotamos, on Kythera. Mr. Andronikos is now 32 years old.

His establishment includes a restaurant, a wine shop, a grocery shop and a pastry shop, the first ...

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Spyridon Nik. Andrikopoulos

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Hailing from Xylokastro, the sympathetic young Mr. Spyridon N. andrikopoulos spent some years in America, before coming to Australia in 1910, at the age of just 19 years.

After two years of work alongside fellow Greeks, he founded, in partnership, two profitable establishments, on which one is a hotel, in the great city of Sydney.

Unfortunately, ...

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Theodoros I. Minoukos

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Mr. Theodoros Minoukos is a child of the athletic life and particularly of wrestling, in which he has won many and various prizes that decorate his breast.

Mr. Minoukos comes from Kythera and has been settled since 1910 in the small town of Kyogle, in New South Wales. All the inhabitants of the town have offered him their undivided love, it being well known that the ...

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Gerasimos Raftopoulos or Spozis

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Among the Ithacans settled in sydney, we must also include Mr. Gerasimos E. Raftopoulos, who comes from the village of Agioi Sarandi.

After a sojourn of some time in America, he came to Australia some years ago, where he owns a profitable shop located in one of the most central locations in the great city of Sydney.


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Georgios Papanikolaou

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In the country town of Merriwa, in New South Wales, stands the establishment belonging to Mr. G. Papanikolaou, from the Peiraeus, which he opened with his brother. Their commercial name is Nicholas Bros.

Messrs. the brothers Nikolaou also have an ice factory in Merriwa. They are to be regarded as belonging to the successfully established Greeks, something that they ...

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Ioannis Ath. Lazanas

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Hailing from Potamos, on Kythera, Mr. Ioannis Ath. Lazanas, is married to the sister of the extremely wealthy Mr. I. Kominos. He is the owner and manager, together with his sons, of the lucrative establishment standing in one of the most central locations in the great city of Sydney.

Mr. Lazanas is to be included among the successfully established Greeks of Australia.

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Charalambos Nik. Samios

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In one of the most central locations in the great city of Sydney stand two establishments together. One of these, consisting of five storeys, serves as a hotel and contains about 100 rooms. The other, consisting of three floors, is a richly furnished café.

Any who gazes on these magnificent buildings can only admire the commercial spirit of the Greek who, without ...

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Georgios Plessas

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Hailing from Smyrna, the educated and sympathetic Mr. Georgios Plessas arrived in Australia in 1901. After engaging in various commercial activities, he became owner and manager of the lucrative establishment located in the charming country town of Cairns, in Queensland.


This biography is part of a collection from "Life in Australia" published in 1916 ...

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Spylios Ch. Chrysis

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In the small country town of Junee, in New South Wales, which serves a central railway junction, stands a shop, of the first rank of its kind. It belongs to Mr. Spylios Ch. Chrysis, an unassuming young man, from Sylvaini, near Kalavryta, who is now 26 years old.

Mr. Chrysis, after a sojourn of five years in America, came to Australia in 1911. Thanks to his diligence, ...

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The Brothers Ioannis and Panayiotis N. Baveas

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In the small country town of Barraba, in New South Wales, which is linked by rail to Sydney, stands the establishment, illustrated in the accompanying photograph, belonging to the brothers Ioannis and Panayiotis N. Baveas, from Kythera.

A particular brand of good taste distinguishes this shop and upon one’s very first visit, one may discern the Baveas brothers’ ...

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The Brothers Ioannis and Dimitrios K. Vrahna

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Among the Greeks who have shown that they are infused by a spirit of commercial enterprise are the brothers Ioannis and Dimitrios K. Vrahnas, from Fournoi, on Samos. After previously engaging in various commercial activities in Western Australia, they have been settled in Sydney since 1913, where they have a large, electrically-powered laundrette. It was originally Dimitrios, the younger ...

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Grigorios D. Mihalopoulos

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Mr. Grigorios D. Mihalopoulos, who comes from Areopolis in Laconia, is the first Greek to become involved in the real estate trade.

Mr. Michalopoulos came to Australia 10 years ago and during the intervening period has earned the respect and attention, not only of the Greeks, but of foreigners, too, for the daring enterprises on which has been engaged.

He ...

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Ioannis Kyr. Peristeridis

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Mr. I. K. Peristeridis hails from Samos. He was raised in Athens, where he learnt tailoring. He arrived in Australia six years ago and is now partner in a tailoring business, which stands in one of the most central locations in the great city of Melbourne.


This biography is part of a collection from "Life in Australia" published in 1916 by John Comino. ...

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Panagiotis Sar. Sarantakos or Zantiotis

Member of the Managing Committee of the Greek Community of New South Wales

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Extremely sympathetic, polite and well-known to all the Greek commercial world of New South Wales, Mr. Panayiotis Sarantakos, or Zantiotis, comes from Kythera.

He is the only Greek fruit trader in all of New South Wales and is engaged in a purely commercial enterprise. ...

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Vassileios P. Tessaromatis

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After a period spent in Athens, where he had a shop, Mr. Vassilieios P. Tessaromatis, who comes from Tripolis, came to Australia in 1911. He is now manager and owner of a shop located in the most central of locations in the Sydney suburb of Manly.


This biography is part of a collection from "Life in Australia" published in 1916 by John Comino. It is ...

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Kosmas Andreou Kominos

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Hailing form Potamos, on Kythera, the extremely well-liked Mr. Kosmas A. Kominos came to Australia in 1897.

After various businesses in New South Wales, he opened a shop in one of the central streets of Melbourne.

This shop may truly be termed a house of hospitality, because it is impossible for any Greek to pass through and not receive warm support ...

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Konstantinos Bousgas

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The extremely youthful Mr. Konstantinos Bousgas, who comes from Tripolis, is owner and manager of a lucrative establishment in the Sydney suburb of Manly. His unfailing guide in life is always his desire for betterment.


This biography is part of a collection from "Life in Australia" published in 1916 by John Comino. It is an important book as it was ...

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Panagiotis K. Tzortzopoulos

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Among the few Greeks who have engaged in stock farming are Messrs. P. K. Tzortzopoulos and Polyhronis K. Kornaios, who both came Kythera. The are relatives and have been friends since childhood and came to Australia from Athens in 1901.

Mr. Tzortzopoulos worked for two years and then engaged in business. He brought a lucrative shop in 1906 in the country town of Cobar, ...

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Konstantinos G. Papadopoulos

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Mr. K. G., Papadopoulos, who hails from Valtetsi, near Tripolis, is twenty three years old. He came to Australia in 1904. Since 1911, he has been owner and manager of an extremely high class establishment, located in the coastal suburb of Sydney.


This biography is part of a collection from "Life in Australia" published in 1916 by John Comino. It is ...

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Alexandros Geor. Grivas

Member of the Advisory Council of the Greek Community of New South Wales

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Mr. Alexandros G. Grivas, who has been elected twice as member of the Advisory Council of the Greek Community of New South Wales, comes from Kollinai, in the region of Mantineia and was born in 1887.

After a period of about 8 years residence in Athens, he came to Sydney, in ...