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Aikaterini (Nicolas) Koumandaros[1, 2]

Female 1916 - 2000  (83 years)


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  • Name Aikaterini (Nicolas) Koumandaros 
    Nickname Catherine 
    Born 05 Aug 1916  New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 26 Jun 2000  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • US Social Security Index lists her last residence as the UK. Social Security number: 100-12-0708.
    Notes 
    • Philanthropy: Aide to the chairwoman of a charitable woman's committee, "Party Is Arranged for Relief in China," (New York Times 12 Oct 1941, p D2); On the committee sponsoring four dinner dances to raise funds for Friends of Greece, Inc. (New York Times, 20 Nov 1942 p 20); Patroness for a rummage dinner dance and gin rummy party held in aid of Friends of Greece, Inc. ("Proceeds of Dinner Event Thursday Will Help in Purchase of Vaccines," New York Times, 31 Jan 1943, p X13); Ran the Friends of Greece shop, 52 E 57th St, New York, in 1943 to raise funds in the Greek war effort ("Greek Women's Heroism recalled As Underground Pleads for Aid," New York Times, 4 Feb 1943 p 26); Executive Committee member of Friends of Greece, Inc. ("Art Show will Aid Friends of Greece,"New York Times, 4 Dec 1943, p 9); On the reception committee of the Friends of Greece, Inc. (New York Times, 16 Oct 1946 p 33); Represented Greek War Relief on the committee raising funds for the Crusade for children of the American Overseas Aid-United nations Appeal for Children, ("Mrs. Gibbons to Give Tea," New York Times, 7 Apr 1948, p 22); Fund-raiser for the Pendeli Preventorium for Tubercular Children (New York Times, 18 Mar 1951 p 82); Raised funds for destitute Greek villages ("Greek Destitute to Gain," New York Times, 2 May 1951 p 35); Raised funds for the Seamen's Church Institute (New York Times, 18 Nov 1951 p 98); Patroness at an anti-polio benefit ("Easter Luncheon to Aid Polio Unit," New York Times, 11 Mar 1956, p 95). With her husband: Attended a dinner and benefit for the Boys Club of New York (New York Times, 15 Oct 1949 p 12); Assisted in the preparations for a Friends of Greece dinner Dance (New York Times, 14 Dec 1940, p 18); attended a dinner dance to benefit the Navy Relief Society ("Supper Club Fete Aids Navy Relief" New York Times, 23 Oct 1941, p 20); Co-hosts at a Greek fund-raiser. "Friends of Greece Give Dinner Dance Here to Buy Food and Medicine for That Country" (New York Times, 5 Feb 1943 p 15); Among hosts of a dinner dance given by Friends of Greece, Inc. to raise money for the Pendelis Preventorium for tubercular children, Athens, ("Friends of Greece Give Dinner Dance," New York Times, , 3 May 1949, p 32); Invited guests to a fund-raising dinner party hosted by the James Stewarts for the Boys Club ("'Fete des Roses' Helps Boys Club," New York Times, 20 Oct 1950 p 31); Became "patrons for the private preview showing of paintings from the collection of Stavros Niarchos, noted shipowner" (New York Times, 17 Nov 1957, p 99); Among those who gave dinner parties to aid the scholarship fund of the Town School Parents Association, ("Fetes to Precede Art Show Sunday" New York Times, 4 Dec 1957, p 48).
    • Mrs. D. J. Negroponte was among those who auctioned off possessions at the Croydon Galleries, New York (New York Times 14 & 19 Jun 1942).
    • Golf: Mrs. D.J. Negroponte, Creek, shot 95-16-79 in the Women's Metropolitan Golf Association one-day Class A medal-play tournament, ("Miss Swift Is Victor in Golf with Net 71," New York Times 25 Jul 1951, p 40); Mrs. John Negroponte, Creek, shot 92-13-79 in the Women's Long Island Golf Association one-day tournament, ("Mrs. Torgerson Is Victor," New York Times 29 May 1952, p 22); "Mrs. D.J. Negroponte of the Creek Club carded 88-14-74...to take low net honors in the Women's Metropolitan Golf Association tournament at the Plandome Goft Club", ("Mrs. Negroponte Wins," New York Times 20 Aug 1954 p 12); Mrs. Dimitri Negroponte, Creek, shot 89-13-76 in the Women's Long Island Golf Association championship, ("Mrs. Kirkland's 75 Leads in L.I. Golf," New York Times 22 Sep 1954, p 37); Mrs. Dimitri J. Negroponte, Creek, combined for a 33-35-68 victory in the Women's Long Island Golf Association best-ball tournament, ("Mrs. Herzog Team Wins; Mrs. Negroponte Shares in Creek Golf Victory," New York Times 29 Sep 1955, p 43).
    • 1940 US federal census, 995 5th Avenue, New York, New York: Dimitri Negroponte, 25, b. Switzerland, renter, $250/month, living London 1935, alien; wife Catherine, 23, b. New York, living Athens, Greece 1935.
    Person ID I2493  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2018 

    Father Nicolas Koumandaros,   d. 11 Nov 1948, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Eleni Phoustanos 
    Family ID F1066  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dimitrios (Ioannis) Negroponte,   b. 25 Mar 1915, Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1996, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 30 Sep 1938  Paris, Īle-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Their honeymoon took them to Paris, California, New York and Washington, DC., where they visited with his sister and her husband, an attache to the French Embassy. "Negropontes Stop Here on Return Trip to England" (Washington Post 15 Nov 1938 p X18 p 35).
    Children 
     1. John Dimitri (Dimitrios) Negroponte
    +2. Nicolas Peter (Dimitrios) Negroponte
    +3. Michel Christopher (Dimitrios) Negroponte
    +4. George Alexander (Dimitrios) Negroponte
    Last Modified 14 Feb 2010 
    Family ID F1065  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 05 Aug 1916 - New York, New York USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Sep 1938 - Paris, Īle-de-France, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Jun 2000 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Mrs. Dimitri Negreponte and the Seamen's Church Institute
    Mrs. Dimitri Negreponte and the Seamen's Church Institute
    "Benefit Will Aid Church Institute," New York Times 18 Nov 1951 p 98.
    Mrs. Dimitri Negreponte and Friends of Greece, Inc.
    Mrs. Dimitri Negreponte and Friends of Greece, Inc.
    She was patroness for a rummage dinner dance and gin rummy party, "Proceeds of Dinner Event Thursday Will Help in Purchase of Vaccines," New York Times 31 Jan 1943, p X13).

    Documents
    Croydon Galleries 1942 Auction
    Croydon Galleries 1942 Auction
    Mrs. D. J. Negroponte was among those who auctioned off possessions
    Mrs. Dimitri Negroponte and the Greek war effort
    Mrs. Dimitri Negroponte and the Greek war effort
    "Greek Women's Heroism recalled As Underground Pleads for Aid," New York Times 4 Feb 1943 p 26).

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Argenti 1955, Philip P. Argenti, (London Oxford University Press).
      Included in Philip Argenti's Negroponte family tree, number 313.

    2. [S118] 1940 US Federal Census.


  

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