The legacy of Kimon Zachos’s life has inspired so many people from many generations and all walks of life to do more and do better to help strengthen our communities. By who he was in the world, he motivated us to think outside ourselves and contribute to the greater good of the community. Over the years, City Year staff members, like many others, have been touched and inspired by his life and his wisdom.
Kimon ended his nearly fifty year legal career as a senior shareholder of Sheehan, Phinney, Bass, & Green P.A. with a specialization in corporate, banking and estate planning law. From 1969 to 1974 he served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, serving as Chairman of Judiciary Committee, Majority Leader, and Deputy Speaker. Kimon received countless awards over the years—all focusing on his distinguished citizenship and commitment to the community. Throughout his years he served on a variety of community boards that reflected his many interests, most notably—the Currier Museum of Art, Southern New Hampshire University, and the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation.