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Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

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Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

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  • Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)

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  • Artamonoff, Nicholas
  • Artamonoff, Nicholas Victor
  • Nicholas V. Artamonoff
  • Nicholas V. Artamonoff

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Russian amateur photographer and engineer. He was born in Athens, Greece, the son of Victor Alekseïevitch Artamonoff, a Russian Major General. Artamonoff lived in Greece, Serbia, Russia, and England before enrolling at Robert College in Istanbul, Turkey at the age of 14. He lived in Istanbul from 1922 until the late 1940s, serving as an engineer at his alma mater after graduating with a degree in electrical engineering in 1930. In 1949, Artamonoff emigrated to the United States with his wife, Nathalie. The couple moved to Washington, D.C. in 1959 and Artamonoff began working as an engineer for the Public Housing Administration, later renamed the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Upon his retirement, the Artamonoffs moved to La Jolla, California, where Artamonoff passed away on October 10, 1989


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US LCNAF no2013116846

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ISAAR (CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families



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This record was created by Shalimar White on January 24, 2014.




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