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People

Surname

Adriana Porter (?1850, Nova Scotia, Canada - 1946) was a poet. ... Albert Gallatin Porter (1824-1897), was an Indiana governor, and United States Congressman. ... Alexander Porter (June 24, 1785 - January 13, 1844) was a United States Senator from Louisiana. ... Anna Maria Porter is a Canadian publisher and novelist. ... Augustus Seymour Porter (January 18, 1798_September 18, 1872) was a U.S. statesman for the state of Michigan. ... Charles Ethan Porter ( 1840 - 1923), African American, still life, painter. ... Charles Orlando Porter (April 4, 1919 - January 1, 2006) was a politician from the U.S. state of Oregon. ... Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter from Indiana. ... Dana Harris Porter (January 14, 1901 - May 13, 1967) was a Canadian politician and jurist. ... Darrell Ray Porter (January 17, 1952 – August 5, 2002) was an American catcher in Major League Baseball, and one of the first American professional athletes to publicly admit he had a problem with substance abuse. ... David Porter (February 1, 1780 – March 3, 1843) was an officer in the United States Navy and later the commander-in-chief of the Mexican Navy. ... Categories: 1788 births | 1867 deaths | Governors of Pennsylvania | People stubs ... Eleanor Hodgeman Porter (December 19, 1868 - May 21, 1920) was a U.S. novelist. ... Eliot Porter (1901-1990) was an American photographer best known for his color nature photographs. ... Endymion Porter (1587 - 1649), English royalist, descended from Sir William Porter, sergeant-at-arms to Henry VII, and son of Edmund Porter, of Aston-sub-Edge in Gloucestershire, by his cousin Angela, daughter of Giles Porter of Mickleton, in the same county. ... Fitz John Porter Fitz John Porter (August 31, 1822 – May 21, 1901) was a career U.S. Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War. ... George Bryan Porter (February 9, 1791 - July 6, 1834), was a U.S. statesman in Pennsylvania and Michigan Territory. ... Graeme David Porter (born March 18, 1955 in Middle Swan, Western Australia) is a former Australian and Western Australian cricketer. ... Henry Kirke Porter was born in Concord, New Hampshire, on November 24, 1840. ... Horace Porter, (1837-1921), American soldier and diplomat, was born in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania and educated at Harvard University. ... Hugh Porter (born: January 1940) was one of Britains greatest professional cyclists, winning four world titles in the individual pursuit discipline, as well as a Commonwealth Games gold medal in 1966. ... James Ezekiel Porter (1846-1876) was one of General Custers officers killed at the Battle of Little Bighorn, also known as Custers Last Stand. ... James Davis Porter, Jr. ... James E. Porter (1857-1946) was Mayor of Kansas City, Kansas, from 1910-1913. ... James Madison Porter (1793–1862) was a U.S. Presidential Cabinet officer. ... Jerry Porter (born July 14, 1978 in Washington, D.C.) is an American professional football player. ... Joel Porter (born 25 December 1978) is an Australia footballer who plays as a striker for Hartlepool United in Football League One. ... Joey Eugene Porter (born March 22, 1977 in Bakersfield, California) is an American football linebacker who currently plays for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. ... For other persons with this name, see John Porter. ... John Arthur Porter (November 12, 1921 - June 15, 1979) was one of Canadas most important sociologists during the period from 1950 to the late 1970s. ... John Addison Porter (March 15, 1822 - August 25, 1866) was an American (US) Professor of Chemistry. ... John Clinton Porter, born in Leon, Iowa (April 4, c. ... John Edward Porter (b. ... Jonathan Christopher Jon Porter (born May 16, 1955), an American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 2003, the first representative elected from the new 3rd Congressional district of Nevada, which includes much of suburban Las Vegas. ... Kalan Porter, picture from official website Richard Kalan Porter (born November 11, 1985) is a singer from Medicine Hat, Alberta [1], who was the second winner of the reality television series Canadian Idol. ... Katherine Anne Porter (15 May 1890 – 18 September 1980) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist. ... KeithPorter (1912-1997) was an American cell biologist. ... Michael E. Porter (born 1947) is the Bishop William Lawrence University Professor, based at Harvard Business School where he leads the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Monitor Group is a global strategy and management consulting firm headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. ... Nelson Davis Porter (November 28, 1863-February 12, 1961) was mayor of Ottawa from 1915 to 1916. ... Noah Porter (December 14, 1811 - March 14, 1892), American educationalist and philosophical writer, was born in Farmington, Connecticut. ... Peter Neville Frederick Porter (born 1929 is an Australian born British poet. ... Peter Buell Porter (August 14, 1773 - March 20, 1844) was a U.S. political figure and soldier. ... Quincy Porter (1897–1966) was an American composer and teacher of classical music. ... Quinton Porter is an American football quarterback for the Houston Texans of the NFL. Porter grew up in Portand, Maine and was a a star at King Middle School then Portland High School. ... Rodney Robert Porter (1917 - 1985): Born on the 8th of October in 1917 in Lancashire, England, Rodney Robert Porter received his Bachelors of Sciences--with Honours--from the University of Liverpool in 1939 for Biochemistry, going on to receive his Ph. ... Roy Porter (31 December 1946 to 3 March 2002) was a British historian noted for his work on the history of medicine. ... Rufus Porter (1792-1884) Rufus Porter oil painting Rufus Porter advertisement for his 1849 New York to California transport Rufus Porter mural in the Kent House, Lyme, New Hampshire Rufus Porter (1792-1884) pamphlet of 1849 Rufus Porter (May 1, 1792 - August 13, 1884) was an American painter, inventor, and... one of his designs Russell Williams Porter (1871 – 1949) was an American amateur astronomer and explorer. ... Steve Porter is an English professional footballer playing right back or right sided midfielder. ... Sylvia Field Porter (18 June 1913 - 5 June 1991) was an American economist and journalist. ... Tony Porter (b. ... William A. Porter is the founder, former chief executive officer, and current board member of E*Trade. ... E*TRADE NYSE: ET is a financial services company based in New York City. ... William Sydney Porter in his thirties O. Henry is the pen name of American writer William Sydney Porter (September 11, 1862 – June 5, 1910). ...

Given name

Porter Goss Porter Johnston Goss (born November 26, 1938) is an American politician, who was the last Director of Central Intelligence and the first Director of the Central Intelligence Agency following the passage of the IRPTA 2004 Act, which abolished the DCI position. ... Porter James McCumber (February 3, 1858 - May 18, 1933) was a United States Senator from North Dakota. ... The Porter Wagoner Show, RCA, 1963 Porter Wagoner (born August 12, 1927, in Howell County, Missouri, in the Ozark Mountains) is an American country music singer. ...

Titles or positions

  • Porter (railroad), a railroad employee who assists passengers
  • Porter (carrier), a person who carries objects
  • Porter (college), member of staff in many of the colleges of the Universities of Cambridge, Oxford, and Durham
  • Porter (doorkeeper) one of the minor orders of the Roman Catholic ministry / a doorkeeper or gatekeeper
  • Deal porter, a dockworker specializing in handling baulks of softwood
  • Groom Porter, the official in charge of gambling in the Tudor court / the owner or operator of a gaming hall

A porter is a railroad employee assigned to assist passengers aboard a passenger train or to handle their baggage; it may be used particularly to refer to employees assigned to assisting passengers in the sleeping cars. ... A porter carries objects. ... The majority of colleges of the Universities of Cambridge, Oxford and Durham have members of staff called Porters. ... In the Roman Catholic Church, the porter (Latin ostiarius) was the lowest of the minor orders prescribed by the Council of Trent. ... Deal porters in the Surrey Commercial Docks Deal porters were a specialist group of workers in Londons docks. ... The Groom-Porter was a title granted by the king of England to the official in charge of organizing gambling in the Tudor court. ...

Places

Canada

Porters Lake is a residential community in the eastern shore region of the Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia between Nova Scotia Route 7 and 207, 27. ...

United Kingdom

The Porter Brook is a river in Sheffield, England. ...

United States

Porter is a town in Porter County, Indiana, United States. ... Porter is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Porter is a city located in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota. ... Porter is a town in Niagara County, New York, USA. The population was 6,920 at the 2000 census. ... Porter is a town located in Wagoner County, Oklahoma. ... ROSS PORTER President and Chief Executive Officer of JAZZ.FM91 since July of 2004, Ross Porter is acknowledged internationally as Canadas preeminent jazz broadcaster. ... Porter is a town located in Rock County, Wisconsin. ... Porter County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. ... Porter Township is the name of some places in the U.S. state of Michigan: Porter Township, Cass County, Michigan Porter Township, Midland County, Michigan Porter Township, Van Buren County, Michigan This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same... Porter Township is the name of some places in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania: Porter Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania Porter Township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania Porter Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania Porter Township, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Porter Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania Porter Township, Pike County, Pennsylvania Porter Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania... Redwood sign in front of Porter College Benjamin F. Porter College, a residential college at the University of California, Santa Cruz, is located on the lower west side of the university, to the south of Kresge College. ... Porter Heights is a census-designated place located in Montgomery County, Texas. ... Malone-Porter is a census-designated place located in Grays Harbor County, Washington. ... Porter Square is a neighborhood of Cambridge, Massachusetts, located around the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Somerville Avenue, between Harvard and Davis Squares. ... Miss Porters School, sometimes referred to simply as Farmington, is a preparatory school for girls, located in Farmington, Connecticut. ...

Things

  • Porter (beer), a style of beer
  • Porter (band), Mexican indie band
  • Porter's Regiment, group of American Revolutionary War soldiers under a Colonel Porter
  • Pilatus PC-6 Porter, Swiss aircraft
  • H. K. Porter, Inc, locomotive manufacturer started by Henry Kirke Porter
  • Hyundai Porter, pickup truck built by Hyundai Motor Company
  • Porter Airlines, a Canadian low-cost airline

Żywiec Porter Porter is a style of beer in the ale family which has a dark colour. ... Porter is an independent rock band from Guadalajara, Mexico. ... The Porters Regiment was raised on January 19, 1776 under Colonel Porter at Northampton, Massachusetts and Pittsfield, Massachusetts for one year of service. ... The Pilatus PC-6 Porter (sometimes nicknamed the Jeep of the air) is a civilian utility aitcraft built by Pilatus Aircraft of Switzerland. ... Categories: Stub | Locomotive manufacturers ... The Hyundai Porter (Hangul: 현대 포터), also known as Hyundai H-100 is a pickup truck produced by Hyundai. ... Porter Airlines is a regional passenger carrier that will be operating in Canada from Toronto City Centre Airport starting in October 2006. ...

See also


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American Masters . Katherine Anne Porter | PBS (560 words)
Despite her self-imposed exile from her home and Southern background, Porter used this distance as a means of coming to terms with the memories she sought to escape.
Raised primarily by her paternal grandmother, Porter became strong and self-reliant at an early age.
Concerning herself overtly with the rise of Nazism, Porter was able to further investigate the dark side of the average person.
Porter (beer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1699 words)
Nøgne Ø Porter from Nøgne Ø in Grimstad, Norway
Utenos Porteris from Utenos alus in Utena, Lithuania (Baltic Porter)
Żywiec Porter from Żywiec in Cieszyn, Poland (Baltic Porter)
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