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James Davis Porter, Jr
Birth: Dec. 7, 1828
Paris
Henry County
Tennessee, USA
Death: May 18, 1912, USA

Tennessee Governor, US Diplomat. Served as Governor of Tennessee from 1875 to 1879, and as United States Minister to Chile from 1893 to 1894. During the Civil War he helped to organize the Confederacy's Provisional Army of Tennessee. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Kennedy Porter (1801 - 1848)
  Geraldine Horton Porter (1805 - 1852)
 
 Spouse:
  Susanna Eliza Dunlap Porter (1832 - 1914)*
 
 Children:
  Dudley Porter (1861 - 1888)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Paris City Cemetery
Paris
Henry County
Tennessee, USA
 
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Originally Created by: grave hunter
Record added: Oct 10, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6844089
James Davis Porter, Jr
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James Davis Porter, Jr
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James Davis Porter, Jr
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- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: Dec. 7, 2013
Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Nov. 20, 2013
~We Salute You Sir!~ Descendants of Gen. John Sevier, First Governor of Tennessee
- Smardella
 Added: Nov. 2, 2011
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