Aggie Grey

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Aggie Grey
Born Western Samoa
Occupation Hotellier

Aggie Grey was born in Western Samoa in 1897 and died in 1988. She was a well known hotellier and founder of Aggie Greys hotel and resort in Apia Western Samoa [1]

Bio[edit]

Aggie Grey was born Agnes Genevieve Swann,[2] the daughter of William Swan an English chemist and his Samoan wife Pele.[3] In 1903 her mother died and she was raised by her father and later by him and her step mother.

Later she became popular on the Samoan social scene.[4] She founded her hotel in 1933,[5] and became one of Samoa's most popular and well known figures.[6] She died in 1988.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.pacificislandtravel.com Hotel in Apia (Upolu)
  2. ^ travellinglady.tweedies.biz "AGGIE GREY'S" The hotel that became a legend in the South Pacific
  3. ^ http://www.pacificislandtravel.com Hotel in Apia (Upolu)
  4. ^ The Samoans: A Global Family By Frederic Koehler Sutter Page 14 Aggie Grey: West Point Hotelier, Legend. Apia, Upolu, Samoa
  5. ^ http://www.pacificislandtravel.com Hotel in Apia (Upolu)
  6. ^ travellinglady.tweedies.biz "AGGIE GREY'S" The hotel that became a legend in the South Pacific
  7. ^ The Samoans: A Global Family By Frederic Koehler Sutter Page 14 Aggie Grey: West Point Hotelier, Legend. Apia, Upolu, Samoa