General Jean Raymond
Couiteas de Faucamberge
Male
France
1901-09-24
La Marsa, Tunisia
1963-00-00
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About

Jean Couiteas de Faucamberge was the son of Basilio Couiteas (1860-1928) and Alice Couiteas (née de Faucamberge; 1872-1965). A native of Sparta in Greece, Basilio Couiteas... On 26 September 1897, in the Tunisian city of Kairouan, married Alice de Faucamberge, a native of the French city of Lyon.

Born in Sparta in 1860 to an associate professor father, Basilio Couitéas arrived in Tunisia in 1879, where he entered the grain trade with the help of a French brother-in-law, a trader based in Bône. After the establishment of the protectorate, he became vice-consul of Greece in Sfax as well as a farmer of monopolies and of a large part of the taxes of southern Tunisia. In 1886, he became general manager of the farm company of tobacco monopolies, until the collection of these taxes returned to the bosom of the tax administration.

Having become very rich as a result of a family inheritance of two and a half million francs, in 1897 he married Alice de Faucamberge, daughter of the colonel commanding the Kairouan garrison. When his son Jean was born in 1901, he took French nationality.

A chemical engineer by profession, Jean Couiteas de Faucamberge became the manager of a hydroelectric company called La Valentinoise as well as of several electricity networks in the south of France and the Pyrénées. He was also a noted civilian pilot and collector of artworks. On 17 January 1929, Jean Couiteas de Faucamberge married Monique Victoire Marie Louise Boissière in Paris. She had been born in Rouen on 27 August 1913.



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Archive statistics 1920 - 1936
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95
62


Tournament wins 1926 - Évian-les-Bains (Amateur)
1926 - French Covered Court Championships (Amateur)
1925 - Rouen (Amateur)
1924 - Soissons (Amateur)
1922 - Swiss International Championships (Amateur)
1922 - French Switzerland Championships (Amateur)
1921 - La Bourbole (Amateur)


Tournaments Deauville - 1936 Roland Garros - 1933 Roland Garros - 1932 Deauville - 1932 Cannes Championships - 1931 Roland Garros - 1930 Coupe de Noel - 1930 Paris International Championships - 1930 Biarritz - 1928 Mazamet - 1928 Coupe de Noel - 1927 Mazamet - 1927 Toulouse - 1927 French Covered Court Championships - 1926 Évian-les-Bains - 1926 French Closed Covered Court Championships - 1926 Roland Garros - 1925 Coupe de Noel - 1925 Lyon Covered Court Championships - 1925 Évian-les-Bains - 1925 Coupe Albert Canet - 1925 Rouen - 1925 French National Championships - 1924 Coupe Albert Canet - 1924 Soissons - 1924 World Covered Court Championships - 1923 Geneva International Championship - 1922 Swiss International Championships - 1922 French Covered Court Championships - 1922 French Switzerland Championships - 1922 French National Championships - 1922 Coupe Albert Canet - 1922 La Varenne - 1922 French Closed Covered Court Championships - 1922 Coupe de Noel - 1921 Paris International Championships - 1921 World Hardcourt Championships - 1921 Coupe Albert Canet - 1921 La Bourbole - 1921 Coupe de Noel - 1920

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