Head shot of Nathan Xanthos used in a newspaper article about his work with crime victim assistance.
Nathan Paleologos Xanthos (1922-2005) was born and raised in Wilmington, NC. After graduating from Duke University, Xanthos attended graduate school at the University of Miami, FL. He served in the US Navy during World War II. He was knighted by the Order of the Cross of Constantinople as Knight Commander in 1982. He was top salesman of college texts for a major national college publisher, later a victim's advocate for the Wilmington Police Department, and also taught at Cape Fear Technical Institute. In his civic leadership capacity, he worked for the United Way Senior Aide Program, American Red Cross, and the Department of Aging. He was active in the Lower Cape Fear Chapter of Sons of the American Revolution, serving as both an officer and as president. He is buried in Oakdale Cemetery.
1985 December 4
Police; Sons of the American Revolution
Bill Reaves Family Files, Series II, "Xanthos Family" File
Donated to the New Hanover County Public Library by Bill Reaves in 1999
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Clipping from the Wilmington Morning Star December 4, 1985