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Lawyer

Porter Thompson, German, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts and Maine bars 1929. Decorated Legion of Merit. Trustee Maine Eye and Ear Infirmary, 1950-1986, president, 1972-1980; trustee Maine Medical Center, 1971-1978, board incorporators, 1951-1986. Served to major United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, PTO. Member American, Maine, Cumberland County bar associations.

Background

Thompson, Porter was born on August 1, 1904 in Berlin, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Frederick William and Grace (Porter) Thompson.

Education

Graduate, Phillips Exeter Academy, 1922. Bachelor of Science, Bowdoin College, 1926. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1929.

Career

Associate firm, Warner, Stackpole, Bradlee & Cabot, Boston, 1929-1931;partner firm, Linnell, Perkins, Thompson, Hinckley & Keddy, Portland, Maine., 1931-1973;of counsel, Linnell, Perkins, Thompson, Hinckley & Keddy, 1973-1986. Director Canal National Bank, Portland, 1953-1980, American Hoist & Derick Company, 1959-1966, United Bancorp Maine, 1969-1971.

Achievements

  • Bar: Massachusetts and Maine bars 1929.

Membership

Trustee Maine Eye and Ear Infirmary, 1950-1986, president, 1972-1980. Trustee Maine Medical Center, 1971-1978, board incorporators, 1951-1986. Served to major United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, PTO. Member American, Maine, Cumberland County bar associations.

Connections

Married Fanny Lois Mapel, July 31, 1928.

father:
Frederick William Thompson

mother:
Grace (Porter) Thompson

spouse:
Fanny Lois Mapel