Porter, Frederick Gregg 1878-1933

PORTER Frederick Gregg (1878 – 1933)
Birth:

Jul. 27, 1878
New Cumberland
Hancock County
West Virginia, USA

Death:

Apr. 4, 1933
Newell
Hancock County
West Virginia, USA

OBITUARY:

East Liverpool Review, East Liverpool, Columbiana Co., OH. Tuesday, 04 Apr 1933, pg. 1.

Fred Porter, Globe Brick Chief, Dies

Heart Attack Claims Manufacturer at Kenilworth.

Fred G. Porter, 54, president of the Globe Brick company, died at his home in Kenilworth today at 5:15 a.m. after several months’ illness. The immediate cause of death was a heart attack. Mr. Porter, a son of the late Captain John and Carrie Porter, was born at New Cumberland on July 27, 1878, and spent his entire life in Hancock county. His father founded the Globe Brick company near New Cumberland in 1868, the plant later being moved to Kenilworth. Fred Porter became president of the company when it was incorporated in 1909. He was a 32nd degree Mason, being a member of Chester lodge No. 142 and Osiris temple of the Mystic Shrine at Wheeling, W. Va. He was a member of the Newell Presbyterian church and Keystone Athletic club of Pittsburgh. He was also a member of the Grant district board of education. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Margaret Allison Porter; three sons, William Frederick, Richard Allison and Robert Grant Porter, and one daughter, Jane Caroline Porter, all at home; and three brothers, James Bennett Porter of Arroyo, J. Nessly and Sidney C. Porter of Kenilworth; and one sister, Mrs. Fred B. Lawrence of Newell. Funeral services will be held in the home Thursday at 2 p.m., in charge of Rev. Rudolph Miller, paster of the Newell Presbyterian church. Burial will be made in Riverview cemetery. Friends are required to call at the home Wednesday between 2 and 9 p.m.

OBITUARY:

East Liverpool Review, East Liverpool, Columbiana Co., OH. Thursday, 06 Apr 1933, pg. 1.

Fred G. Porter Funeral Today

Services for Kenilworth Brick Manufacturer Held This Afternoon – Burial In Riverview.

Funeral services for Fred G. Porter, president of the Globe Brick company, who died Tuesday, were conducted at his home in Kenilworth today at 2 p.m. in charge of Rev. M. Rudolph Miller, paster of the Newell Presbyterian church of which he was a member. Burial was made in Riverview cemetery. Pallbearers included Alex Mahon, Homer Howard, Charles Stewart, Clifford Hindley, Harry Hobbs and Walter Hewitt.

Contributed by George Allison