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Lawyer

William David Porter, American lawyer.

Background

Porter, William David was born on January 3, 1850 in Hancock Company, West Virginia, United States. Son of James S. and Elizabeth (McCandless) Porter.

Education

Educated Beaver Academy, Pennsylvania, Mantua Academy, Philadelphia. Law Department, University of Pennsylvania. Unmarried.

Career

Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1872. Practiced Pittsburgh. District attorney Allegheny Company, Pennsylvania, 1884-1890.

Judge Court of Common Pleas, 1891-1898, judge Superior Court of Pennsylvania, since 1898.

Connections

father:
James S. Porter

mother:
Elizabeth (McCandless) Porter