Object ID
Object Name
Object Collection
Helen's Collection (is part of)
Date Created
November 17, 1923, 1923
Object Entities
Catsulis, John (owned by)
Grenus, Helen (is related to)
Catsulis, John (is related to)
Object Description
White/ cream receipt/documentation of fire insurance policy. The paper is legal size that is folded up to the size of a brochure. On the front it says Standard Fire Insurance Policy, expires November 29, 1924. Proterty Merc. Bldg. stock and fix. Amount 4500.00. Premium 27.80. John E. Catsulis. No. 1885352 (red ink). Then under that in bold letters it says Orient Insurance Company Hartford, Conn. Western Department Chicago, ILL. Charles E. Dox, Manager
Donated by Helen Grenus. The receipt belonged to John Catsulis, Helen's Godfather.

John Catsulis born Katsouliakis in Lastros Village, Sitia, Crete in 1888. John came to America as a young boy. He started off as a diswasher in restaurant kitchens. During WWI John was stationed at The Great Lakes Naval Station as a baker and cook. John was never married or had children. He owned and worked in restaurants till he was 96 years old (1984) due to a stroke he was forced to stop. He stayed in the hospital until his death in 1987.
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Document, November 17, 1923, 1923, Helen's Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/9725. Accessed 04/20/24.