Billye C Porter (1922 - 1998)



Billye C Porter’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Billye so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Billye’s biography.

Billye C Porter Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Billye C Porter and her immediate Porter family. Add to Billye C Porter's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.



Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Billye.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Billye C Porter? Add burial and funeral information.


Last Known Residence

Abbeville, Wilcox County, Georgia

Average Age

Life Expectancy


Add family members


Did Billye finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Billye attend? Add education.


Share what Billye did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Billye C Porter is a military veteran.

Middle name


Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name



Unknown. Add Billye's ethnicity.


Unknown. Add Billye's nationality.


Unknown. Was Billye a religious woman? Add Billye’s religion



Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Billye during various points of her life.


1922 - In the year that Billye C Porter was born, the Reparations Commission assessed German liability for World War 1 at 132 billion gold marks (over $32 billion U.S. dollars at the time). This led to hyperinflation in Germany and created the political and social atmosphere in which Hitler was able to rise to power.

1954 - She was 32 years old when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

1964 - When she was 42 years old, in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

1992 - By the time she was 70 years old, in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

1998 - In the year of Billye C Porter's passing, on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

Billye C Porter Family Tree

Who was Billye’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Billye’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Billye's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Billye C Porter
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Billye's family tree by clicking here.


This obit of Billye C Porter is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Billye C Porter died on June 7, 1998 at 75 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Billye. She was born on December 1, 1922. We have no information about Billye's surviving family. We know that Billye C Porter had been residing in Abbeville, Wilcox County, Georgia.


What do you remember about Billye C Porter? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Billye is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Billye C Porter


Other Biographies