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John Leonidas (Leonidas) Calvocoressi[1]

Male 1917 - 2002  (85 years)


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  • Name John Leonidas (Leonidas) Calvocoressi 
    Born 09 May 1917  New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Oct 2002  Middle Haddam, Connecticut USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 31 Jul 2004  Lakeview Cemetery, New Canaan, Fairfield County, Connecticut USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • A memorial service was held October 26, at 11:00 AM at Spencer Funeral Home, 112 Main St., East Hampton, CT. Donations requested to be sent to Riverfront Recapture LLC, 1 Hartford Sq. West, Hartford, CT. 06106-1984.
    • Section N, Lot 27
    Notes 
    • Residence: 2002, Connecticut, USA
    • A John L. Calvocoressi, fluent in French and Greek, was a member of the legal firm Gale & Kowalyshyn, 363 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06106 USA.
    • John L Calvocoressi, born 1917, New York, enlisted in the US Army, 2 Mar 1945, New Haven, Connecticut; occupation: policemen and detectives, public service; 4 years of college.
    • US 1920 census: 383 West End Avenue, New York, New York, household headed by Leonidas Calvocoressi, 41, b. abt 1879, England, parents b. Greece, homeowner, immigrated 1909, importer/general merchant; wife Eugenie, 33; sons Leonidas jr., 9; John, 2 6/12; daughter Helen, 4 all b. New York; & 4 servants.
    • 1930 US federal census for the household living at 42 East 92nd St., New York, New York, headed by Leonard Calvocoressi, 52, owner, house valued at $60,000, 32 y.o. at marriage, b. England, parents b. Turkey, immigrated 1909, importer raw material; John L., son, 12; Helen, daughter, 17; both b. New York, mother b. Ohio; and 3 servants.
    • 1940 US federal census, 46 East 92 Street, New York, New York, household headed by Leonidas Calvocoressi, 61, b. England, alien; home owner, valued $47,000, $5000 income; wife Eugenie, 54, $5000 income; son John, 22, married, b. New York, clerk, insurance company, $625 income; daughter-in-law, Frances, 22, b. New York; $800 income; 4 servants.
    • Education: St. Paul's School; Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
    • Residence: 1938, 46 East 92nd Street, New York, New York.
    Person ID I2163  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2018 

    Father Leonidas (John) Calvocoressi,   b. 09 May 1878, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1952, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Eugenie (Theodore) Ralli,   b. 15 Oct 1885, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1967, New Canaan, Fairfield, Connecticut USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 25 Jun 1910  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Witnesses: Anthony Ralli, P. Argenti and L. E. Ralli; The Great Archimandrite C. Pagonis, assisted by the Rev. Archimandrite Moscovakis, performed the nuptials; entry 277. [2]
    • Marriage notice appeared in The Times (London) 28 Jun 1910, pg. 1.
    • Sturdza wrongly says 5 Jun 1910 [3]
    Family ID F927  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances Stewart (Thomas) Whitall,   b. 07 Feb 1918, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 2001, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1939  New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Josephine Zélie (John) Calvocoressi
     2. Leonidas John (John) Calvocoressi
    +3. Thomas John (John) Calvocoressi
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2012 
    Family ID F931  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 09 May 1917 - New York, New York USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Feb 1939 - New York, New York USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Oct 2002 - Middle Haddam, Connecticut USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 31 Jul 2004 - Lakeview Cemetery, New Canaan, Fairfield County, Connecticut USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    John Leonidas Calvocoressi yearbook photo
    John Leonidas Calvocoressi yearbook photo
    The Harvard Class Album, 1938, p 100

    Headstones
    The Calvocoressi Burial Site
    The Calvocoressi Burial Site
    Lakeview Cemetery, New Canaan, Fairfield County, Connecticut USA
    Plot: Section N, Lot 27

  • Sources 
    1. [S118] 1940 US Federal Census.

    2. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Sep 1983.
      Marriages Celebrated at the Holy Wisdom (Saint Sophia) in Moscow Road, Bayswater [London]

    3. [S17] Sturdza, Dictionnaire Historique Genealogique ... Grece, Sturdza, Mihail-Dimitri, (self, Paris, 1983), 248.


  

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