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Stephen (John) Calvocoressi[1]

Male 1882 - 1966  (83 years)


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  • Name Stephen (John) Calvocoressi 
    Born 06 Apr 1882  San Stefano, Bosphorus, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Jan 1966  31 Green Street, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Occupation: merchant. 1869-1870, with Calvocoressi & Rodocanachi, 67 Wall St., NY, NY; Ralli Bros, 1 & 2 Church Lane, Calcutta; 1912, gave future address c/o Ralli Bros, 25 Finsbury Circus, London E.C., England; 1917, Assistant Manage,r General Merchants; 1922, Ralli Bros (likely).
    • Residence: 1869-1870, 120 Madison Ave, NY, NY; 1872, England; 1907, Calcutta, India; 1912-1916, Bombay [permanent residence given as West End Av., New York, New York]; 1917, Harewood House, Hanover Square, London; at DOD, 7 Broadbent Street, London, England UK.
    • Indian Civil Service (Government House), Bombay.
    • In the Brigade of Guards 1914-18 (faked his age downwards to join up in 1914) (Christopher Long). Appointment, Personal Staff, A.D.G., vice 2nd Lt. S. Calvocoressi, G. Gds., Spec., Res. 27 Apr 1919 (London Gazette 24 June 1919).
    • Stephen Calvocoressi of the USA became a naturalized British subject 31 August 1917 (London Gazette 5 Oct 1917).
    • USA passport: #79486, issued 7 Nov 1904; #142, issued 23 Sep 1905 (Athens); #12456, issued 4 Aug 1909; #68449, issued 20 Mar 1912.
    • He arrived USA 13 Oct 1903; 29 Oct 1903, swore oath of allegiance and filed claim for USA citizenship through parent's naturalization; witness: Paul T. Zizinia (Zizinia & Moran), 39 Park Row, New York, New York.
    • Stephen Calvocoressi, Ralli Bros, 1 & 2 Church Lane, Calcutta, was the Witness to [his brother] P.J. Calvocoressi's US Passport application, 6 Feb 1907, Calcutta, India.
    • S.J. Calvocoressi is included in the list: Greek presence in India between 1900-1050 from Thacker's Directory and Greek Church archives. [2]
    • Stephen Calvocoressi attended a memorial service for M. Venizelos at St. Sophia, London, on 28 March 1936.
    • Stephen Calvocoressi [8 Alexander Square] appears on the 1918 UK electoral register, Kensington parliamentary division, Kensington and Chelsea county/borough; [7 Broadbent Street W1 - Mayfair Chambers] 1937, 1939, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961 electoral register, London and Westminster parliamentary division, City of London county/borough; 1951, Cities of London and Westminster.
    Person ID I2032  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2015 

    Father John (Matthew) Calvocoressi,   b. 28 Aug 1846, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1919, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Arghyro (Pandia) Sechiari,   b. 15 Apr 1848, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1932, 4 rue Regille, Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 23 Mar 1871  Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F870  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 06 Apr 1882 - San Stefano, Bosphorus, Turkey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jan 1966 - 31 Green Street, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Hanover Square, London, England
    Hanover Square, London, England
    photo 2009; Stephen J Calvocoressi gave his address as Harewood House in 1917. It is unclear which of these buildings was Harewood House.
    Stephen Calvocoressi Passport Application Photo
    Stephen Calvocoressi Passport Application Photo
    submitted 1916
    1839 Map of Finsbury Circus, London, England
    1839 Map of Finsbury Circus, London, England
    Many Greek merchants traded from here. Stephen J Calvocoressi gave his forwarding address as Ralli Bros, 25 Finsbury Circus (1912).

    Documents
    Stephen Calvocoressi WWI Medal Card
    Stephen Calvocoressi WWI Medal Card
    Stephen Calvocoressi's Passport Application
    Stephen Calvocoressi's Passport Application
    renewal request filed Dec 1916, Bombay, India
    Claim for USA citizenship through parent's naturalization
    Claim for USA citizenship through parent's naturalization
    including oath of allegiance; filed 29 Oct 1903
    1912 passport renewal request
    1912 passport renewal request
    filed 22 Feb 1912, US Consulate Bombay, India
    Stephen Calvocoressi 1905 passport application
    Stephen Calvocoressi 1905 passport application
    filed 23 Sep 1905, Athens, Greece
    Stephen Calvocoressi 1905 passport application
    Stephen Calvocoressi 1905 passport application
    filed 18 Jun 1909, London
    Steven J. Calvocoressi passport application, 1903
    Steven J. Calvocoressi passport application, 1903
    6 Nov 1903 letter to Passport Bureau from Paul Thomas Zizinia, Zizinia & Moran, attorneys, Potter Building, 39 Park Row, NY, NY
    Stephen John Calvocoressi 1966 Probate
    Stephen John Calvocoressi 1966 Probate
    Ralli Bros India
    Ralli Bros India
    company label
    Ralli Bros London
    Ralli Bros London
    Company Label

  • Sources 
    1. [S82] UK National Probate Calendar Indexes, 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

    2. [S57] A Chronicle of the Greeks in India: 1750-1950, Dione Marcos-Dodis, (Dodoni Publications, Athens, 2002; ISBN 960-385-160-4).


  

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