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  Porter, Stephen G.
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NameStephen G. Porter
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born May 18, 1869
DiedJune 27, 1930 (61 years)
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Aug 20, 2015 08:24pm
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InfoPORTER, Stephen Geyer, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born near Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio, May 18, 1869; moved to Pennsylvania with his parents, who settled in Allegheny (now Pittsburgh), Pa., in 1877; attended the common schools and Allegheny High School; studied medicine for two years, after which he studied law; was admitted to the bar in December 1893 and commenced practice in Pittsburgh; city solicitor of Allegheny 1903-1906; chairman of the Republican State convention in 1912; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-second and to the nine succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1911, until his death; chairman, Committee on Foreign Affairs (Sixty-sixth through Seventy-first Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for mayor of Pittsburgh in 1913; appointed in 1921 to represent the House of Representatives on the advisory committee to the Washington conference on armament limitations; represented the United States at the centennial of Brazil’s independence, in 1922; member and chairman of the American delegation to the Second International Conference on Opium, at Geneva in 1923 and 1924; chairman of the Foreign Service Buildings Commission 1926-1930; died in Pittsburgh, Pa., on June 27, 1930; interment in Highwood Cemetery.

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