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Peter Augustus Porter
Birth: Oct. 10, 1853
Niagara Falls
Niagara County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 15, 1925
Buffalo
Erie County
New York, USA

U.S. Congressman. He was the son of Civil War Union Colonel Peter A. Porter, who was killed in action. Taught by private teachers as a child, he attended St. Paulís Schools New Hampshire, (1865-71, graduated from Yale College in 1874, then engaged in banking and was a landowner. He was president of Niagara Falls, New York, in 1878 and a member of the New York State Assembly, (1886-87). In 1907, he was elected as an Independent Republican to the Sixtieth Congress, serving until 1909. Declining to be a candidate for re-nomination, he engaged in the study and writing of history of the Niagara, New York. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter Augustus Porter (1827 - 1864)
  Mary Cabell Breckinridge Porter (1826 - 1854)
 
 Spouse:
  Alice Adele Taylor Porter (1853 - 1934)
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Niagara Falls
Niagara County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 12, 2002
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Peter Augustus Porter
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Peter Augustus Porter
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