Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Stormont Porter
Designation: Architect
Born: 1891
Died: 1955(?)
Bio Notes: John Stormont Porter was born in 1891, a native of Edinburgh and was articled to James Graham Fairley. In 1912 he emigrated to Canada, settling in Winnipeg and taking a salaried post as an assistant in the Province of Manitoba Architect's Department. After war service overseas, he returned to Canada in 1919 and settled in Vancouver. Two years later he joined the firm of McCarter & Nairne where he remained for the rest of his career, latterly being taken into partnership.

He died in 1955.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Winnipeg, CanadaBusiness1912  
Item 2 of 2Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaBusiness1919  

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 3James Graham Fairleyc. 19071912Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3Province of Manitoba, Archtects Department1912c. 1915Assistant 
Item 3 of 3McCarter & Nairne19211955AssistantLater partner


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Journal of the Royal Architectural Inst of CanadaMay 1955v21, no 5 p187

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Information per Holly Kinnear