Location:
36 Perimeter Rd., Bradley Int'l Airport,
Windsor Locks,CT 06096
N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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Hours:
Open 7 days a week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone (860) 623-3305

Admission:
Adults 12 & Up $12.00
Children 4-11 $6.50
3 & Under Free
Seniors 65 & Up $11.00

New England Air Museum
Robert Grant Porter
 
Recent Address:   Clearwater, FL
 
Email:    
 
Family Information:   Parents: Frederick and Margaret; Wife: Joy; Children: Bill and Jim
 
Hometown:   Newell, WV
 
Date Entered Service:   June 25, 1942
 
Service Number:    
 
Bomb Group:   462nd
 
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Location of Unit:    
 
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Hump Missions Flown:    
 
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Awards/Decorations:    
 
Service Schools Attended:  
Aircraft Armament School in Denver, Officer Candidate School in Miami, and Harvard Business School.
 
Military Specialty(ies):   Statistical Control Officer
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   Captain
 
Crew Type:   Ground crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:    
 
Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:    
 
Post-WWII Military Service:    
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Bob worked as a Cost Analyst for U.S. Steel in Duquesne, and for Allegheny Ludlum Steel in Watervliet and Leechburg, PA. He was the founder and first President of A-1 Rental, Inc., in Tarentum, PA. He served on the Board of Directors of Peoples' Federal Savings and Loan, Allegheny Valley Development Corp., and Allegheny Valley YMCA. He was a member of the Natrona Heights Presbyterian Church in PA, and Christ Presbyterian Church in Largo, FL, and a member of Riverforest, Brackenridge Heights, and Clearwater Country Clubs.
 
Comments:
Mr. Porter passed away January 17, 2009.

 

Robert  G. Porter
Robert G. Porter

 


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