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Horace Porter

Born: Apr 15, 1837

Death: May 29, 1921

Birthplace: Huntingdon

Nationality: United States

Horace Porter

Date of Birth : Apr 15, 1837
Date of Death : May 29, 1921
Birth Place : Huntingdon

Horace Porter was an American soldier and diplomat who served as a lieutenant colonel, ordnance officer and staff officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War, personal secretary to General and President Ulysses S. Grant and to General William T. Sherman, vice president of the Pullman Palace Car Company and U.S. Ambassador to France from 1897 to 1905. In 1866, he was appointed to the brevet grade of brigadier general, United States Army.

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