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Porter Dickinson

newspaper publisher.

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.

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