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Porter Raymond Lee

Porter Raymond Lee, American social worker. Member President’s Emergency Committee for Employment, 1930-1931.


  • Lee, Porter Raymond was born on December 21, 1879 in Buffalo, New York, United States. Son of R. Porter and Jennie (Blanchard) Lee.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Cornell, 1903. University of Pennsylvania, 1911-1912. Columbia, 1912-1917.


    • Assistant secretary Charity Organization Society, Buffalo, 1903-1909. General secretary Philadelphia Society for Organizing Charity, 1909-1912. Instructor in social case work, New York School of Social Work, since 1912, director of the school, since 1917.

      President National Conference Social Work, 1929.


    • Author: Social Work as Cause and Function, 1937.


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Member President’s Emergency Committee for Employment, 1930-1931.


    • Married Ethel Hepburn Pollock, January 30, 1905. Children: Porter R., James P., Margaret T. (deceased), Jean Hepburn, Ruth.
    • father: R. Porter Lee
    • mother: Jennie (Blanchard) Lee
    • spouse: Ethel Hepburn Pollock
    • children: Porter R. Lee
    • James P. Lee
    • Margaret T. Lee (deceased)
    • Jean Hepburn Lee
    • Ruth Lee
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    Born December 21, 1879
    Died March 8, 1939
    (aged 59)