Migrants- Mytilene


Family Name: Kapouranis 
Name: Ioannis 
Father's Name: Georgios (Mytilene) 
Mother's Name:   Anna Eripiotou (Mytilene)
Siblings:  Grigorios, Konstantinos, Eleni (Salisbury), Chrysanthi (Travis), Vasiliki (Profromos), Merci (MacGregor)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1924
Sponsor:    Georgios & Anna Kapouranis (my parents) 
Married:  Toula Kolokithatou (Githio, Laconias)
Children:  Konstantina (Constance), Paula
City of Residence: Sydney, Australia
Livelihood:  Small Business- Cafe, milk bars


Above: A portrait of my maternal grandmother, Mersini. 

Above Right: A portrait of my father, Georgios. 


Above: My mother, Anna, with my sisters, Chrysanthi, Vasiliki (Betty) and Merci. 

Above Middle: With my mother, Anna, and my sister, Vasiliki (Betty). 

Above Right: With my mother, Anna. 


Above: At Checkers Nightclub, Sydney, and celebrating New Years Eve. L-R: unknown(2), my sister, Merci, unknown, Andonios and Betty Prodromos (my sister), and me.

Above Right: Yass, New South Wales. I owned Cyril's Cafe for four years in the 1950's.  


Above: For many years, I was involved in the Australian Wrestling scene- with the Federationa and as a manager for wrestlers. L-R: unknown- who was a radio announcer, Wong Bak-Lee, myself "King Kong" and promoter, George Gardner. 

Above Right: With my wife, Toula, and our daughters, Constance and Paula.