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Porter Dickinson

Porter Dickinson, American newspaper publisher. Decorated Order Finnish Lion. Member Honolulu Chamber of Commerce (president 1952-1953), American Newspaper Public Association, Hawaii, California newspaper publications associations; Rotarian (president Honolulu 1947-1948, district governor 1951-1952).

Background

  • Dickinson, Porter was born on March 10, 1906 in Glasgow, Kentucky, United States. Son of Michael Hall and Emma Raus (Smith) Dickinson.

  • Education

    • Student of University Washington, 1925-1926.

    Career

    • 1 son, Robert Brewster. Public Honolulu Star-Bulletin, from 1927, now public emeritus, from 1972. President Hawaii Newspaper Agency, 1962-1970.

      Vice-president, director Guam Publs., Inc., 1970-1972, Mariana Publs., Inc., 1970-1972. Director C. Brewer & Limited company, First Hawaiian Bank, Andrade & Company. Honorary consul of Finland for Hawaii, from 1961.

      Chairman advisory board Hawaii Salvation Army, 1949-1951, 67. Board of directors Better Business Bureau.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Honolulu Chamber of Commerce (president 1952-1953), American Newspaper Public Association, Hawaii, California newspaper publications associations. Rotarian (president Honolulu 1947-1948, district governor 1951-1952).

    Connections

    • Married Eleanor Roberts, July 26, 1930.
    • father: Michael Hall Dickinson
    • mother: Emma Raus (Smith) Dickinson
    • spouse: Eleanor Roberts
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    Born March 10, 1906
    Died July 9, 1984
    (aged 78)
    Nationality

    Award