William R. Constantine

M, #260, b. 13 June 1931, d. 24 April 2008
Father*Lefterios Constantine b. 15 Sep 1892, d. 5 Aug 1959
Mother*Bertha Matilda Margery Carmoody b. 29 Sep 1900, d. 19 Oct 1975
William R. Constantine was born on Saturday, 13 June 1931 at Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA, E. Ackroyd states his date of birth as 13 June 1930. He appeared in the household of Lefterios Constantine on the census of 9 April 1940 at 1828 Fifth Ave. W., Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. He was recorded as: Constantine, William, daughter (?), female, white, age 8, single, born Washington, attending school, resided at the same place on April 1, 1935, not working. After inheriting Pike's Place Fish Market, Bill sold the business in 1965 to John Yokoyama. "He didn't like the business and really wanted out, but no one would buy it from him,'' said Yokoyama. "He tried to sell it for $10,000 for four years, and finally offered it to me for $3,500; $350 down and $350 a month, because that was all I had.'' It is now world famous for "Flying Fish" - the employees throw fish to each other. He was listed as the informant of the death of Bertha Matilda Margery Carmoody. William died on Thursday, 24 April 2008 at Port Angeles, Washington, USA, at age 76 years, 10 months and 11 days of kidney failure.