|Birth: ||Jun. 29, 1888|
|Death: ||Jan. 13, 1931|
Medina County Gazette Friday Feb 6, 1931
Elmer Leroy Porter, eldest child of Otis and Ella Porter, was born at Bath, O., June 29, 1887, and died Jan. 13, 1931, at the age of 43 years, six months, and 14 days, at Evangelical Deaconess hospital, Cleveland.
His younger years were spent in and around Hinckley. After serving four years in the navy, he returned to Cleveland, in Nov. 1914. He enlisted in the World war, June 2, 1917, with the 6th Regiment Engineers, Co. D, going to Camp American University, Washington, D. C., and sailed for France in December, 1917, returning in August 1919, and was discharged Aug. 30, 1919.
He was an employee of the Cleveland Railway company, for 14 years.
He was married to Rena Dunn, Sept 4, 1919, and to this union were born two daughters, Ola Yoonette, age nine years, and Jeanne Isabelle, age seven years, who with his wife, father, and mother, one sister, Mrs. J. O. Haynes, and one brother, James A Porter, and many friends are left to mourn their loss.
Funeral services were held at the late residence, 4107 Bucyrus avenue, Cleveland, O., Jan 15, 1931, conducted by Rev. C. H. Searles, with burial at Brooklyn Heights cemetery, Cleveland.
Name: Elmer LeRoy Porter
Residence: 4107 Bucyrus Ave
POD: Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH
Marital status: Married
Spouse: Rena Dunn Porter
DOB: June 29, 1888
Age: 42 yrs, 6 mo, 14 days
Occupation: Conductor, Clev'd Ry? Co
Place of birth: Ohio
Father: Otis Porter
POB of father: Ohio
Mother: Ella Low
POB of Mother: Ohio
Informant: Mrs. E. L. Porter 4107 Bucyrus Ave
Burial: Brooklyn Hts, Jan 15, 1931
Funeral Firm: Shares-Parrish, Inc 2436 Prospect Ave.
Date of death: Jan 13, 1931
Cause of death: Hemorrhage from gastric ulcer
Otis E Porter (1863 - 1937)
Luella C Low Porter (1863 - 1935)
Rena Belle Dunn Porter (1888 - 1948)
Elmer Leroy Porter (1888 - 1931)
Daisy Iona Porter Haynes (1889 - 1964)*
James A Porter (1896 - 1984)*
Brooklyn Heights Cemetery
Created by: Lee Shade
Record added: Oct 26, 2012
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