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Porter, G to I

PORTER (Soundex P636) — See also DEPORTER, PARKERORPORTER, PEARTREE, PERTER, PORIER, PORSTER, PORT, PORTE, PORTEN, PORTERFIELD, PORTERIE, PRATER, PRATHER, PROTHERO, PROTTER, PROYTER, SHEA-PORTER.

  Porter, G. A. — of Kenova, Wayne County, W.Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Kenova, W.Va., 1916-24. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, G. E. — of Allegany County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Allegany County, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, G. U. — Not U.S. citizen; U.S. Consular Agent in SAINT Stephen, 1863-69. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, Gary — of North Dakota. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Dakota at-large, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Porter, Gary L. — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Mayor of Wichita, Kan., 1974-75. Still living as of 1975.
  Porter, George — of Montana. Montana state auditor, 1920-33. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, George A. — U.S. Consul in Constantinople, 1837-49. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Nephew of David Porter (1780-1843).
  Political family: Porter family of Ohio.
  Porter, George A. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, George Bryan (1791-1834) — also known as George B. Porter — Born in Norristown, Montgomery County, Pa., February 9, 1791. Major in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; Adjutant General of Pennsylvania, 1824-29; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1827; Governor of Michigan Territory, 1831-34; died in office 1834. Presbyterian. Died in a cholera epidemic in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., July 6, 1834 (age 43 years, 147 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Porter (1743-1813) and Elizabeth (Parker) Porter (1750-1821); brother of David Rittenhouse Porter and James Madison Porter; uncle of Horace Porter (1837-1921); great-granduncle of Robert Todd Lincoln and Martha Dee Todd.
  Political family: Lincoln-Lee family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Porter, George C. — Socialist. Candidate for Governor of Nebraska, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, George C. — of Albany County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 30th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, George C. (1903-1967) — of Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va. Born in Athens County, Ohio, December 9, 1903. Democrat. Theater owner; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Raleigh County, 1961; member of West Virginia state senate 9th District, 1961-67; appointed 1961; died in office 1967. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Order of the Eastern Star; Moose; Elks; Kiwanis. Died in 1967 (age about 63 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Carl Porter and Atta (Archer) Porter; married, March 4, 1931, to Bessie Thelma Burkett.
  Porter, George D. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Candidate for mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, George F. (b. 1832) — of Michigan. Born in 1832. Member of Michigan state senate 21st District, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, George L. — of Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Mo. Whig. Postmaster at Cape Girardeau, Mo., 1843-45. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, George McCandless (1835-1864) — of Virginia. Born in 1835. Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861. Died in 1864 (age about 29 years). Burial location unknown.
  Porter, George P. — of Montana. Montana state treasurer, 1945-49. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, George W. — of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Harrisburg, Pa., 1857-61. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, George W. — of Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, George W. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, George W. — of Medford, Jackson County, Ore. Mayor of Medford, Ore., 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, George W. W. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, Gilchrist (1817-1894) — of Missouri. Born in Virginia, 1817. U.S. Representative from Missouri 2nd District, 1851-53, 1855-57. Died in 1894 (age about 77 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Hannibal, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Porter, Glenn M. — of Muskegon Heights, Muskegon County, Mich. Republican. Real estate dealer; mayor of Muskegon Heights, Mich., 1916-17. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, Gregory W. — of Indiana. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2000; member, Credentials Committee, 2020. Still living as of 2020.
  Porter, Guy J. — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Democrat. Candidate for Iowa state house of representatives from Scott County, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, H. D. — of Sentinel, Washita County, Okla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, H. J. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1948 (alternate), 1952, 1956, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, Harold M. — of Hagerstown, Washington County, Md. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Porter, Harry L. — of Marceline, Linn County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, Helen — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Porter, Henry — of Macomb County, Mich. Delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 6th District, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, Henry — of Connellsville, Fayette County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Connellsville, Pa., 1879-86. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, Henry B. — of Richardson County, Neb. Member of Nebraska territorial House of Representatives, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, Henry Kirke (1840-1921) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., November 24, 1840. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; locomotive manufacturer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 31st District, 1903-05; defeated, 1904. Died in Washington, D.C., April 10, 1921 (age 80 years, 137 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Porter, Henry L. — of Berlin, Hartford County, Conn. Postmaster at Berlin, Conn., 1885, 1901-03. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, Henry N. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1882. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, Henry R. — of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Mayor of Auburn, Maine, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, Hiram — of Louisville, Lewis County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1860. Burial location unknown.
Horace Porter Porter, Horace (1837-1921) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Huntingdon, Huntingdon County, Pa., April 15, 1837. Republican. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; received the Medal of Honor for action at Chickamauga, September 20, 1863; executive secretary to Pres. Ulysses S. Grant, 1869-73; vice-president, Pullman Palace Car Co. (railroad cars); president, New York West Shore & Buffalo Railroad; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892; U.S. Ambassador to France, 1897-1905. Member, Union League. Died May 29, 1921 (age 84 years, 44 days). Interment at Old First Methodist Churchyard, West Long Branch, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of David Rittenhouse Porter; nephew of George Bryan Porter (1791-1834) and James Madison Porter; uncle of Emma Porter (who married John Martin Poyer).
  Political family: Lincoln-Lee family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, July 1902
  Porter, Horace — of Riverside, Riverside County, Calif. Mayor of Riverside, Calif., 1918-21. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, Howard C. — of Hebron, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hebron, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, Mrs. Howard C. — of Falls Church, Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Porter, Hubert E. V. — of Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Republican. Manufacturer; member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 1st District, 1928-32; defeated (Law Preservation), 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, Ira L. — of Oberlin, Lorain County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1952, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, Irving A. — of Hillside, Cook County, Ill. Postmaster at Hillside, Ill., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Porter, Ithamar — Liberal. Candidate for New York state senate 38th District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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