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Dick Lee Porter, American government administrator. Recipient Meritorious Service award, Bureau Reclamation, Pueblo, Colorado, 1967, Superior Service award, Department Interior, 1974.


Porter, Dick Lee was born on May 16, 1936 in Duncan, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Thurman J. and Beulah F. (Neff) Porter.


Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, University Missouri, 1958.


Vocational agriculture instructor McCook Nebraska City Schools, 1958—1960. Agriculture economist Bureau Reclamation, Department Interior, McCook, 1960—1963. Contracts & repayment specialist Pueblo, Colorado, 1963—1967.

Economist Washington, 1967—1974. Chief economics branch, 1974—1984. Chief special projects, 1984—1988.

Chief environmental & planning branch, since 1988. United States delegate steering committee Joint Activity on Multipurpose Hydraulic Projects, Organization of European Cooperation and Development, Paris, 1978—1980. Member economics committee United States Water Resource Council, Washington, 1975—1976, interior member special task force, 1968—1970.

Secretary United States Section International Souris-Red Rivers Engineering Board, International Joint Commission United States Canada, 1984—1985. Washington office administrator Small Reclamation Projects Program & Colorado River Water Quality Improvement Program, since 1984. Interior member United States Department Agriculture Colorado River Salinity Control Coordinating Committee, since 1984.

Member Interior Irrigation Drainage Task Group, since 1988. Liaison representative reclamation National Academy of Sciences, since 1989.


At communion only the believer is invited to participate in the bread and cup of Christ.


Manifestations religious freedom include supporting separation of church and state, advocating for people everywhere to be guaranteed the right to worship free from discrimination, and lifting up respectful dialog as a healthy means to understanding.


As your relationship with God develops and becomes closer, your living habits will change as a natural course of events.


Married Patti S. Tennison Porter, June 15, 1958. Children: Teresa L., Tamara L.

Thurman J. Porter

Beulah F. (Neff) Porter

Patti S. Tennison Porter

Teresa L. Porter

Tamara L. Porter