James W Porter
(1863 - 1948)
James W. Porter was active/lived in Ohio. James Porter is known for photography, landscape painting.
Biography James W. Porter
The following biographical data was published in the Youngstown Vindicator newspaper, April 7, 1948
James W. Porter, former Youngstown artist and photographer, died at his
home, 1366 Brookline Road, Cleveland, Tuesday night. He had been
ill for about two years. Mr. Porter was aged 85.
Youngstowners will remember Porter, as a tall, gentlemanly appearing
fellow with an old-school air and graciousness about him. He was
a good craftsman, and his studio on Spring Street, now part of the
Butler Institute property, was the rendezvous of Youngstown artists.
Mr. Porter was one of the founders and the first President of the
Buckeye Art Club. Early Youngstowners gleaned
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