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submitted by Petros Kominos on 18.11.2003

Ioannis Mina Megalokonomos (1912 - 1999)

Ioannis Mina Megalokonomos (1912 - 1999)
Copyright (0000) Petros Kominos

Ioannis Megalokonomos, was born in 23rd March 1912 at Kalamos, a small village of Kithira.

He was the youngest boy of a family of four boys and one girl. Both of his parents, Maria and Mina, died very young and he was an orphan since he was five years old. He grown up alone, with the assistant of his brothers and sister.

He joined the army at the age of 21 and remained there for two years and a half. He was a member of the King’s army the so-called Euzonoi.

During the Second World War he fought against Italians at the Greek-Albanian borders.

After the war he returned to Kithira where he worked as a farmer and a building constructor. He took part at the construction of the port of Kapsali and he was an expert in the stone built.

In 9th of May, 1948 he married Kalliopi Kalligeros(1927- )

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