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Gilchrist Porter
Birth: Nov. 1, 1817
Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg City
Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 1894
Hannibal
Marion County
Missouri, USA

U.S. Congressman. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Bowling Green, Missouri. He was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-second Congress, serving (1851-53) and again elected as an Opposition Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth Congress, serving (1855-57). After his term, he resumed the practice of law and served as circuit judge for Marion County, Missouri, (1866-80). (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Comfort Worthington Dorsey Porter (1823 - 1892)*
 
 Children:
  Ella M. Porter Levering (1841 - 1912)*
  Emma Rebecca Porter (1844 - 1845)*
  Elizabeth Rebecca Porter (1845 - 1847)*
  Julia Porter Roberts (1847 - 1883)*
  Margaret D Porter (1849 - 1850)*
  Edward D. Porter (1852 - 1901)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Hannibal
Marion County
Missouri, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7322616
Gilchrist Porter
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