Lefterios Constantine

M, #251, b. 15 September 1892, d. 5 August 1959
Lefterios Constantine
Seattle, Washington
1922
Lefterios Constantine was also known as Gus Constantine. He was born on Thursday, 15 September 1892 at Platano, Turkey. He emigrated circa 1914 from Turkey. Then worked his way west to Seattle. He completed a W.W. 1 Draft Registration Card, Sunday, 6 May 1917, at Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. He was registered as: Constantine, Lefterios, age 26, living at the Livingston Hotel, Seattle, born March 5, 1891 in Platanos, Turkey, employed by Peoples Fish Market, 1375 Pike Place, Seattle, supporting Father, Mother, Brothers, single, Mongolin race. He was described as tall, medium build, brown eyes, black hair. Lefterios and Bertha Matilda Margery Carmoody, daughter of William John Carmoody and Elizabeth Bertha Shaw, were married by Baptist Minister A. E. Greene on Saturday, 15 December 1917 at Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. Her surname was Nicklos. Miss. Frances King witnessed the marriage. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 17 June 1920 at 78 Boren Street, Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. He is recorded as: Constantine, Lefterios, head, male, white, age 28, married, immigrated 1911, naturalized citizen 1918, able to read and write, able to speak English, born Greece, both parents born Greece, working as a salesman in a fish store. Bertha Matilda Margery Constantine also appeared in the household. He was found on a passport application form on 2 August 1922. He states he was made a naturalized citizen of the United States on September 4, 1918. His residence was listed as Seattle and his occupation was merchant. The purpose of the passport was to visit family in Constantinople and to travel in France, Italy, and Greece. He intended to leave around the first part of September. He is described as 29, 5' 9", high forehead, brown eyes, large straight nose, medium mouth, pointed chin, brown hair, medium fair complexion, oval face, and no distinguishing marks. Bertha Matilda Margery Constantine was also pictured in the application. James D. Dinwoodey validated the passport application photograph. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 10 April 1930 at 576 Pontiac, Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. He is recorded as: Constantine, Lefterios, head, rented home, $17.00 monthly rent, has radio set, male, white, 36, married, 25 when first married, able to read and write, born Greece, father and mother born Greece, mother tongue Greek, immigrated 1912, alien, merchant in delicatessen, veteran of WW1. Bertha Matilda Margery Constantine also appeared in the household. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 9 April 1940 at 1828 Fifth Ave. W., Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. He was recorded as: Constantine, Gus, head, male, white, age 45, married, born Greece, naturalized citizen, resided at the same place on April 1, 1935, private work, worked 48 hours, partner in retail fish, worked 52 weeks, earned $1,440. Bertha Matilda Margery Constantine, William R. Constantine and Stella McLeod also appeared in the household. He was found on a passenger list on 21 August 1946 on board the "S.S. Marine Carp", Port of New York, New York Co., New York, USA. The ship was sailing from Pirasus, Greece and he was listed as: Constantine, Lefterios, age 54, male, married, PP#39564 issued in Washington State February 14, 1946. His address was 3246-102'nd Street, Seattle. Lefterios died on Wednesday, 5 August 1959 at Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA, at age 66 years, 10 months and 21 days of a Heart Attack. He was buried on Saturday, 8 August 1959 at Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery, Sect 4, Lot 106, Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA.

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Bertha Matilda Margery Carmoody b. 29 Sep 1900, d. 19 Oct 1975
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