Migrants- Mytilene


Family Name: Samios
Name: Eleftherios 
Year of Birth:  1934 
Father's Name: Ioannis (Mytilene)
Mother's Name:   Anthipi Sgourelli (Afalona)
Siblings:  Erato (Koukides), Erifili (Pispini)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1952
Sponsor:    Marios Samios (my uncle)
Married: Fotini Savva (Australian-born of Cypriot heritage)
Children:  Anthipi, Ioannis 
City of Residence: Sydney 
Livelihood: Business- metal work factory


Above: With family and friends;  I am first from the left; my father, Ioannis, is in the middle; my mother, Anthipi, is fourth from the right); and my sisters Erato and Erifili, are second and first from the right respectively.

Above Right: High school students in Mytilene. From left, we are: myself, Dimitrios Lambousis, Theodoros and Giorgos Mirikos.


Above: As a young teenager.

Above Right: In the fifties, I was involved with a Greek basketball team in Sydney, Hellenic. I am in the middle; I only remember Savvas Savvas (second from the left). 


Above: With my wife, Fotini.

Above Right: With the Premier of New South Wales, Neville Wran. From left, we are: Dimitrios Liakatos, myself, Takis Caldis (a State Parliamentarian himself) and the Premier, Neville Wran.



Above: With my wife, Fotini (third from the right), my sister, Erato (second from the right) and my brother-in-law, Giorgos Koukides (second from the left).

Above Right: With my mother, Anthipi, son, Ioannis and his wife, Eleni, my niece, Eleni, and my grandchildren, Thomas, Diana, Fotini, Adriana, Ioannis and Stephanie.