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Leonardo Calengas

Leonardo Calengas, Greek writer. With Greek Army, 1939-1941. Member Image Makers, Masons.

Background

  • Calengas, Leonardo was born on January 16, 1916 in Distomon, Greece. Came to the United States, 1946. Son of Peter John and Vasiliki Kelermenos Calengas.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Education, Pedagogiki Academy, Athens, Greece, 1944.

    Career

    • Teacher Greek Greek Orthodox Community, Newark, 1948, Gary, Indiana, 1947. Owner Jim's Sandwich Shop, Valparaiso, 1952-1954, Humpty Humpty, Chesterton, 1953-1964, Famous Grill, Gary, 1957-1964, Leonards Restaurant, Chesterton, 1964-1975. Retired, since 1976.

    Works

    • Author: Blue Diamonds in the Sun, 1996, Shooting Star (in Greek), 1997. Contributing editor Omogeneia, Chicago, since 1975.

    Religion

    Denomination: Greek Orthodox

    Membership

    With Greek Army, 1939-1941. Member Image Makers, Masons.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Nicholas Herianteris, February 18, 1944.
    • father: Peter John
    • mother: Vasiliki Kelermenos Calengas
    • spouse: Margaret Nicholas Herianteris
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    Born January 16, 1916
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    • 1944
      Pedagogiki Academy
    • 1947
      Teacher, Greek Greek Orthodox Community
      Gary, Indiana, United States
    • 1948
      Teacher, Greek Greek Orthodox Community
      Newark, Ohio, United States
    • 1952 - 1954
      owner Jim's Sandwich Shop
      Valparaiso, Chile
    • 1953 - 1964
      owner Jim's Sandwich Shop
      Chesterton, Indiana, United States
    • 1957 - 1964
      owner Jim's Sandwich Shop
      Gary, Indiana, United States
    • 1964 - 1975
      owner Jim's Sandwich Shop
      Chesterton, Indiana, United States
    • 1976
      retired