Angelakis, George (1920–1993)

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Angelakis, George (1920–1993), fisherman and seafood merchant, was born on 18 December 1920 on the Greek Dodecanese island of Symi, then under Italian
administration, eldest of three children of Michael (Mick) Angelakis, fisherman, and his wife Anna (Anika), née Clada. George was descended from a line of fishermen, sponge divers, and shipwrights. His father spent many years living and working as a fisherman in South Australia. Mick first arrived in 1923, staying for six years. He returned in 1930 and by 1932 had settled on the west coast,
preparing for his wife and children to follow.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAustralian Dictionary of Biography
EditorsMelanie Nolan, Malcolm Allbrook
Place of PublicationActon, ACT
PublisherANU Press
Number of pages2
Volume19 1991–1995
ISBN (Electronic)9781760464134
ISBN (Print)9781760464127
Publication statusPublished - 2021


  • seafood merchant
  • fisherman
  • fishing
  • migrant
  • fish markets


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