Paul Porter (1897 - 1974)

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Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania

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1897 - In the year that Paul Porter was born, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

1917 - He was 20 years old when the NHL (National Hockey League) was established as a response to the demise of the National Hockey Association (NHA). The first superstar of the League was "Phantom" Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens, a leading scorer with records that still stand. The Canadiens won the NHL championship over the Senators.

1964 - At the age of 67 years old, Paul was alive when on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

1973 - By the time he was 76 years old, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

1974 - In the year of Paul Porter's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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Paul Porter passed away in July 1974 at 76 years old. There is no known cause of death. He was born on August 19, 1897. We are unaware of information about Paul's family or relationships. We know that Paul Porter had been residing in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

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