About Stathis (Efstathios) Iacovides
Born in Paphos, Older brother of Iacovos Iacovides. Graduated from the Syrian Protestant College of Beirut. Worked in Alexandria and then fought in the Balkan Wars (1912-1913). Later he entered the civil service and Eleftherios Benizelos appointed him as the head of the Ministry of Education and Business (1915-1918). On return to Athens he headed up Byron Steamship Co.
Biographical Lexicon of Cypriots 1800-1920