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CHARLES PORTER, proprietor Depot Dining Hall, Corry, was born in Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., N.Y. He was partly educated in his native place, and when eight years of age removed with his parents to Meadville, Penn., where he completed his education. Mr. Porter came to Corry in the spring of 1868, engaging in the shoe business with a brother for six years, and as Teller in Corry Savings Bank two years. He then started in his present business, in which he has been very successful. Mr. Porter was united in marriage, January 25, 1875, with Hattie M., daughter of L. R. Geer, a cigar manufacturer of Corry. Mr. Porter is serving his second term as member of the City Council, elected to the same by the Second Ward. He is a member of the Royal Arcanum, also a K. of H. and K. of P. and of the Masonic fraternity.