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Dana Porter

Dana Porter
St. George
In office
1943–1958
Preceded by Ian Strachan
Succeeded by Allan Lawrence
Personal details
Born (1901-01-14)January 14, 1901
Toronto, Ontario
Died May 13, 1967(1967-05-13) (aged 66)
Political party Conservative
Profession Lawyer, judge

Dana Harris Porter (January 14, 1901 – May 13, 1967) was a Canadian politician and jurist.

After graduating from the University of Toronto in 1921, Porter went to England to continue his studies at Balliol College, Oxford from which he graduated with a Master's degree in 1923. He returned to Toronto where he was called to the bar, and joined the firm of Fennel, Porter & Davis.

Porter entered politics winning a 1943 provincial election that brought the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario to power.

In 1958, Porter left politics to accept an appointment as Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Appeal. He made a

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