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Porter Raymond Lee

social worker

Porter Raymond Lee, American social worker. Member President’s Emergency Committee for Employment, 1930-1931.

Background

Lee, Porter Raymond was born on December 21, 1879 in Buffalo, New York, United States. Son of R. Porter and Jennie (Blanchard) Lee.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Cornell, 1903. University of Pennsylvania, 1911-1912. Columbia, 1912-1917.

Career

Assistant secretary Charity Organization Society, Buffalo, 1903-1909. General secretary Philadelphia Society for Organizing Charity, 1909-1912. Instructor in social case work, New York School of Social Work, since 1912, director of the school, since 1917.

President National Conference Social Work, 1929.

Works

  • Author: Social Work as Cause and Function, 1937.

Membership

Member President’s Emergency Committee for Employment, 1930-1931.

Connections

Married Ethel Hepburn Pollock, January 30, 1905. Children: Porter R., James P., Margaret T. (deceased), Jean Hepburn, Ruth.

father:
R. Porter Lee

mother:
Jennie (Blanchard) Lee

spouse:
Ethel Hepburn Pollock

children:
Porter R. Lee

James P. Lee

Margaret T. Lee (deceased)

Jean Hepburn Lee

Ruth Lee