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Porter, Peter B. (Peter Buell), 1773-1844

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Personal name headingPorter, Peter B. (Peter Buell), 1773-1844
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Variant(s)Porter, Peter Buell, 1773-1844
Porter, P. B. (Peter Buell), 1773-1844
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1773-08-14
Death date1844-03-20
Place of birthSalisbury (Conn.)
Place of deathNiagara Falls (N.Y.)
AffiliationYale College (1718-1887) Connecticut Land Company United States. Congress. House United States. War Department
Porter, Barton & Co.
Profession or occupationLawyers Legislators Cabinet officers Carriers Slaveholders
Found inGrande, J. A. Peter B. Porter & the Buffalo-Black Rock rivalry, c1982: cover (Peter B. Porter)
The descendants of John Porter, of Windsor, Conn., in the line of his great, great grandson, Col. Joshua Porter, M.D. of Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., with some account of the families into which they married, 1882 page 20 (Peter Buell Porter born August 14, 1773 in Salisbury, Conn.; graduated Yale 1791; studied law; moved to Western New York in 1793 to survey his father's land for the Connecticut Land Company; moved to Niagara Falls; elected to Congress 1808-1814; Secretary of war under President Adams; formed Porter, Barton & Co. with brother Augustus, James L. Barton and Joseph Annin; died March 20, 1844 in Niagara Falls)
Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, June 1, 2018 (Porter, Peter Buell; a Representative from New York)
Buffalo Town Meeting Proceedings, 1814-1837 page 93 (declaration and affidavit of Peter B. & Letitia Porter description of slaves as property)
Associated languageeng