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George S. Porter, Strong, ca. 1900

George S. Porter, Strong, ca. 1900

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Strong Historical Society

George Stetson Porter (1863-1946), the son of Jeremy W. and Rachel Hunter Porter, was born and raised in Strong, in the home that was later to become the Hotel Strong. He received his education in the village schools and worked as a clerk in his grandfather, Ezekiel Porter's, store and at his father's mill. He lived at home till married.

George's mother died in 1890. He married Lillian Winslow, daughter of George and Carrie Winslow in 1894. His father sold his holdings in Strong in 1897 and they all relocated to Auburn.

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