Feb 25, 1989

Panagiotis Goudas

Brief Biography:

Born in 1905 in Grammeno, Ioannina, Greece, son of Spyros and Marina Goudas.

He moved to Athens where he enrolled in the Police Academy, and upon graduation in 1935, entered the Police Force. 

In 1938 he married a beautiful young woman named Thekla.
They subsequently had four children, Nikos, Spyros, Stefanos, and Marina.

Due to the lack of funds from the Greek government during World War II and for a few years after the Civil War, the family had a very difficult time financially, (TDICF) temporarily deficiency in cash flow. ( Οικονομικες  Δυσχεριες )

After the Civil War in Greece in  1949, he was appointed ( ΓΔΑΛΑ) 


In 1962, due to his ability to communicate well with the general public, Panagiotis was appointed as the director of Public Relations in the organization called IKA, (in English it is translated as the Organization of Hospitalization Insurance).

His duties involved directing thousands of individuals awaiting treatment at various hospitals.
The job demanded lots of patience and understanding in dealing with injured patients; he diligently undertook his responsibilities.

His ability to understand the challenges faced by sick and injured people is due to the fact that during the second world war, he received a bullet in his leg by the Germans.

Panagiotis retired from the Police Force in 1975 with owners, and for the rest of his years, he basically spent six months in Canada with his son Spyros Peter Goudas (Mr. Goudas) and Marina and six months at home in Greece looking after the garden.

After a couple of weeks of being hospitalized in Toronto, Canada, his heart finally gave up on February 25, 1989. 

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