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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Walter Chamberlain Porter, Titanic Victim - Tombstone Tuesday


(Original Images and Text, Copyright (c) 2012 Cynthia Shenette) Walter Chamberlain Porter (13 May 1865-15 Apr 1912) was a prosperous Worcester businessman who perished in the sinking of the Titanic.  He is buried at Hope Cemetery in Worcester, MA with his parents, first wife, and infant sister.

Walter C. Porter / 1865-1912

Louise D. Phillips / Wife of  / Walter C. Porter / 1865-1905

Ada L. Porter / 1859-1959

Sarah C. Chamberlain / Wife of / Samuel Porter / 1834-1865

Samuel  Porter / 1833-1904

If you would like to read about the life and death of Walter Chamberlain Porter there are three fascinating websites for you to check out here, here, and here.  The last link is particularly interesting...


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