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Manchester New Hampshire’s Professional Wrestler, Restaraunteur, Wild Circus Owner, Amusement Park Operator, Real Estate Investor: John Demetrious Kilonis (1885-1965)

John Demetrious Kilonis is probably best remembered for his wrestling career, being considered the “terror” of the light-heavyweight wrestlers of his day, at one time winning the middleweight wrestling championship of the world. He was born in 1885 in Salonika … Continue reading

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Martha Rocha, Runnerup Miss Universe 1954

Photograph of Miss Martha Rocha, who was runner-up of the Miss Universe pageant of 1954. See article, “When Bethlehem … Continue reading

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