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 Leslie K Porteus

Leslie K Porteus

Birth
Ohio, USA
Death 15 May 1962 (aged 74)
Coshocton County, Ohio, USA
Burial Franklin, Coshocton County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 100018192 · View Source
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Leslie Porteus, 74, well known Coshocton county farmer and veteran member of the county fair board, died at 2 p.m. Tuesday at his home on Coshocton Route 2 following a long illness.
Mr. Porteus served as director of the Coshocton County Board of Agriculture for 30 years, his tenure running from 1927 - 1957.
He was born April 6, 1888 in Tuscarawas township, the son of John and Susan Irwin Porteus, and was married Nov. 31, 1917 to Iola Blair, who survives.
His memberships included Franklin Grange, Farm Bureau, South Tuscarawas Fire Dept., and the Franklin Methodist Church.
Survivors in addition to the widow are one daughter, Mrs. Francis Buxton, Warsaw Route 3, one son, Blair Porteus, Route 2 and 10 grandchildren. Two daughters, one sister and one brother and one granddaughter are deceased.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the Franklin Methodist Church in charge of Dr. Roy Farmer. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Published: Coshocton Tribune (Coshocton, Ohio)
Wednesday, May 16, 1962


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  • Created by: Debe Clark
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100018192
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leslie K Porteus (6 Apr 1888–15 May 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100018192, citing Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, Coshocton County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Debe Clark (contributor 47339012) .