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Fred Porter obituary

Mt. Washington Resident Dies
Berkshire County Eagle
Pittsfield, MA
September 24, 1943

     Great Barrington - Fred Porter, 74, died this morning at Fairview Hospital. He was born Aug. 3, 1869 in Schoharie, N. Y., the son of Franklin and Caroline Chichester Porter. For many years he was caretaker at the Harriott estate in Mount Washington retiring in 1932. Since that time he has been spending his winters in Great Barrington.
     Surviving are his widow, the former Carrie Poucher, two sons, Howard of Mount Washington and Malcolm of Brooklyn, N. Y., and a half brother, Ward Morrison of Sharon, Conn.
     The funeral will be at 1:30 Friday in the Methodist Church with Rev. Lee Ashton officiating. Burial will be in the Center Cemetery, Sheffield.


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