Peter Buell Porter

b. 14 August 1773, d. 20 March 1844

Peter Buell Porter, 1773-1844
  • Peter Buell Porter was born on 14 August 1773 in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut.
  • He graduated from Yale College in 1791, studied law in Litchfield, Connecticut, and commenced practice in Canandaigua, New York, in 1793.
  • Peter Buell Porter died on 20 March 1844 at age 70 in Niagara County, New York.
  • He was interred at Oakwood Cemetery, Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York.
  • Peter Porter's mother Abigail Buel was a first cousin of Solomon Buel whose son James married Asenath Woodruff.
  • For additional biographical information, see The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Last Edited: 10 Sep 2013