Porter, Noah, Dd
Porter, Noah, D.D.
a Congregational minister, was born December 15, 1781, at Farmington, Conn. After his graduation he taught for some time, and then studied theology; was ordained over the Congregational Church in his native town, November 5, 1806, where he had a long and successful ministry. From 1823 to 1862 he was a member: of the corporation of Yale College, and was long a member of the prudential committee. He died at Farmington, September 24, 1866. A number of his occasional discourses were published, and among them A Half Century Discourse, preached November 12, 1856. See Obituary Record of Yale College, 1867.