Porter, Lemuel, Dd
Porter, Lemuel, D.D.
a Baptist minister, was born at Boston, Mass., May 1, 1809. His ministry extended over a period of thirty years, and included a long and successful pastorteat Lowell, Mass., and subsequently at Pittsfield, in the same state. He was a man of fine culture, an excellent preacher, and the author of several religious works. A short time previous to his death lie was appointed associate secretary of the Western Department of the American Tract Society, and during the brief period which he served in that capacity won the esteem of all with whom he was brought in contact. He died at Chicago, Ill., Oct. 17,1864. See Appleton's Am. Cyclop. 4, 620.