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Henry Alford Porter

Clergyman

Henry Alford Porter, Canadian clergyman. Club: Colonnade.

Background

Porter, Henry Alford was born on November 15, 1871 in Fredericton, N.B. Son of Review Theodore Harding and Elizabeth (Estabrook) Porter.

Education

University of N.B.; Bachelor of Arts, McMaster U., Toronto, 1894. Graduate Rochester Theological Seminary, 1899. Doctor of Divinity, Central College of Iowa, 1905, McMaster U., 1915, Acadia U., 1929.

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1895. Pastor Bridgewater, Nova Scoti, 1895-1896, Kentville, 1896-1897, 1st Church, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1899-1904, 1st Church, Oklahoma City, 1904-1907, Walnut St. (1st) Church, Louisville, Kentucky, 1907-1913, Gaston Avenue Church, Dallas, Texas, 1913-1916, 2d Church, Atlanta, Georgia., 1916-1923, Third Church, St. Louis, Missouri, 1923-1929, First Church, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1929-1945. President Metropolitan Church Federal, St. Louis, 1926.

Young Men’s Christian Association service 7 months, World War. Frequent contributor to secular and religious press. Author of religious pamphlets.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of religious pamphlets.

Membership

Club: Colonnade.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Brethour, May 16, 1899.

father:
Review Theodore Harding Porter

mother:
Elizabeth (Estabrook) Porter

spouse:
Elizabeth Brethour