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Phil Porter

Clergyman

Phil Porter, American clergyman. Awarded King George medal for Service in Cause of Freedom, 1947. Trustee Miami Valley Hospital (honorary), Mackinac Island Yacht Club; past president standing committee Diocese of Southern Ohio. Deputy to General Convention Protestant Episcopal Church 1931, 1940, 1949, 52. Member Newcomen Society, Psi Upsilon.; Mason (33°, K.T.).

Background

Porter, Phil was born on November 29, 1887 in Warren, Ohio, United States. Son of William Berry and Lucy Marian (Sealy) Porter.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Kenyon College, 1912, honorary Doctor of Divinity, 1929. Student Bexley Theological School, 1912-1914, Columbia Summer School, 1922.

Career

Curate, Grace Church, Cleveland, 1914-1916. Minister-in-charge and rector St. Mary’s Church, Cleveland, 1914-1920. Curate Christ Church, Dayton, 1920-1921.

Rector, 1921-1957, retired. Professor emeritus Bexley Theological School Honorary officiating chaplain Royal Air Force, stationed in Dayton. Public tripartite panel member War Labor Board.

Membership

Member Newcomen Society, Psi Upsilon. Mason (33°, K.T.).

Connections

Married Helen Ruth Howell, October 19, 1915. Children: Phil, William Clan.

father:
William Berry Porter

mother:
Lucy Marian (Sealy) Porter

spouse:
Helen Ruth Howell

child:
Phil Porter

child:
William Clan Porter