Russell W. Porter

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Birth Name: Russell W. Porter

Occupation: Astronomer

Place Of Birth: Vermont

Date Of Birth: December 13, 1871

Date Of Death: February 22, 1949

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Russell W. Porter was born on the 13th of December, 1871. He was popular for being a Astronomer. One of founders of amateur astronomy and telescope making, who built up interest in backyard sky observations through his club, the Springfield Telescope Makers. He also did the preliminary designs for the famous Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles California.

Russell W. Porter was born in Vermont. He was an arctic explorer in his youth, in several expeditions to Greenland and the North Pole. He started a class to teach others how to make their own telescopes at home, creating with his students an amateur astronomer club they called Stellafane.

Russell W. Porter was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Russell W. Porter was born in 1870s.

Russell W. Porter is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Russell W. Porter’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Russell W. Porter’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Russell W. Porter was born in the Year of the Goat.

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REAL NAME: Russell W. Porter
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Russell W. Porter was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Russell W. Porter was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Russell W. Porter had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Russell W. Porter’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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