Frank S. Kamberos in Memoriam
The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) and the Chicago Greek community mourn the passing of Frank S. Kamberos who has served on NHM’s Board of Trustees since 2005 and financed the construction of the National Hellenic Museum’s Frank S. Kamberos Oral History Center. A cornerstone of the Museum’s work to preserve and share the Greek American story, the Frank S. Kamberos Oral History Center has grown in the past fifteen years to become the largest depository of Greek American oral histories in the world and an important resource for scholars, genealogists, and the public.
Frank S. Kamberos, a native of Chicago, attended Illinois Institute of Technology and served in US Air Corps during WWII in England, France, and Germany. In 1962, Mr. Kamberos along with his brothers, Chris and George, founded Treasure Island Foods, Inc.
A leader in the community, Mr. Kamberos was active in many organizations: United Hellenic American Congress (UHAC), Leadership 100, Hellenic Foundation, and others.