|GORDON HARTT PORTEOUS 1915-2004
Gordon was born July 11, 1915 to Lalia (Hartt) and Gordon Porteous. He attended schools in Calgary and Strathmore. Graduated from Normal School and taught briefly as his help was needed on the farm. He was a self-taught photographer even developing his own film in a makeshift darkroom in the basement of the farmhouse. The Calgary Albertan newspaper employed him for a time before moving to California in 1941. He met and married Muriel Oliver. They had three children, Lindsay, Barbara, Scott.
Gordon Hartt Porteous died in Fresno, California February 11, 2004.
Contributed by Wilda Manes