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John Porter

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John Porter

Posted: 1 Sep 2012 9:18AM GMT
Classification: Death
Not related to me. Info found in a book in Monmouth, Illinois library (unknown title).

John Porter - who came to ALEDO in 1862 and was a partner in the publishing of the Aledo Record until it was consolidated with the Aledo Times in 1895 under the name of Times-Record, died at his home in that place October 17, 1900, at the age of 81 years. He was born in Ireland and came to this country when a boy and learned the printer's trade in Ohio. He was for a while editor of the Cleveland Leader, and had as his colleagues there Joseph Medill, later of the Chicago Tribune, and D. R. Locke, later famous as Petroleum V. Nasby.

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