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date: 19 August 2019

Giovanetti, Constantine Williamfree

CBE 1920

Born Guildford, Australia, 13 Aug. 1868; s of Gottardo Giovanetti; m Marian Frances Elizabeth Hellier, Melbourne; died 16 Aug. 1940

Merchant and Contractor


Came to South Africa and settled in business in Pretoria, 1896; member Pretoria Town Council, 1911–20; Mayor of Pretoria, 1915–20; member for Pretoria East, Union Parliament, 1920–38; was Chairman of all Local War Committees during that period; Amalgamation of Unionists and SA Party in 1921; Election Amalgamation of SA Party and Nationalist Parties, now the United Party, 1933


Golf, bowls




908 Church Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, South Africa. TA: Giovanetti, Pretoria

Central 8387