College of Law Class of 1925




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Cassius Marcellus Clay Porter, LL.B.

Bardstown Junction, Kentucky

Phi Alpha Delta; Tau Kappa Alpha; Debating Team, ’21, ’22, ’23, ’24; Senior Class Prophet, ’25; President Student Speakers’ Bureau, ’23, ’24, ’25; President Democratic Club, ’25.

-The Kentuckian, 1925

Cassius Marcellus Clay Porter (September 7, 1895 - October 20, 1974) was born in Botland, Kentucky to Otis Porter and Clarinda Pendleton Jesse. Porter was elected to the Kentucky General Assembly as a State Senator after graduating from the University of Kentucky. He was Bullitt County judge from 1929-1934. Porter also served as an associate commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Revenue. Porter married Daisy Dowell in 1929. His brother, Hugh Omega Porter (UK Law '28), was also a University of Kentucky Law graduate.