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Roy H. Porter; S.A.E. bio., 1912

PORTER, RIPLEY

Posted By: S. Ferrall - IAGenWeb volunteer (email)
Date: 12/13/2008 at 11:17:29

Porter, Roy Hiram, College professor; b. South Paris, Maine, Nov. 16, 1883; s/o Grandville H. & Ida W.; ed. Univ. of Maine, 1906; memb. Bowl and Ladle, captain and member varsity track team, captain and member varsity relay team; initiated by Maine Alpha, May 9, 1903; eminent archon and warden; attended province Alpha and province Beta conventions; professor of Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State College; m. Bessie M. Ripley, Dec. 21, 1908. Address, 703 Hodge Ave., Ames, Iowa. (pg 192)

~Who's Who in S.A.E. - A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Members of the Fraternity. Edited by William C. Levere. Evanston, Illinois, 1912.
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Transcribers Notes:
1. S.A.E. = Sigma Alpha Epsilon
2. The preface of the directory states that "hundreds" of members didn't return their questionaire, so don't appear in the 1912 directory.
3. Founded on March 9, 1856, Sigma Alpha Epsilon is the largest North American secret letter, social college fraternity. The researcher can read more about S.A.E. in Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page


 

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