Robert Grant Porter

Recent Address: Clearwater, FL
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Family Info: Parents: Frederick and Margaret; Wife: Joy; Children: Bill and Jim
Hometown: Newell, WV
Date Entered Service: June 25, 1942
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Bomb Group: 462nd
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Service Schools: Aircraft Armament School in Denver, Officer Candidate School in Miami, and Harvard Business School
MOS: Statistical Control Officer
Rank Upon Discharge: Captain
Crew Type: Ground crew
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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.
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Comments: Mr. Porter passed away January 17, 2009.

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