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Porter, Baron (UK, 1938 - 1956)

 

Creation: let.pat. 28 Mar 1938

 

Extinct: 13 Feb 1956

 

Family name: Porter

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Arms:

None

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Samuel Lowry [Porter], Baron Porter, GBE PC

son of Hugh Porter, of Belfast and Cambridge

born

7 Feb 1877

died

13 Feb 1956

created

28 Mar 1938 for life Baron Porter, of Longfield in the County of Tyrone

note

barrister, Inner Temple 1905, KC 1925; Capt during World War I; MBE; Recorder of Newcastle-under-Lyme 1928-32 and of Walsall 1932-34; a Judge of the King's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice 1934-38; knighted 1934; a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1938; Privy Councillor 1938; GBE 1951

 

 First written 16 Sep 2004

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