Plattsburgh Press-Republican, October 6, 1944
FORMER FRANKLIN COUNTY MEN KILLED
A former Malone resident and a former Saranac Lake man have been listed as having been killed in action and another Franklin county resident is listed as missing in this week's War Department releases.
Private Jack Porter was killed In France last month. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Porter, former operators of the Brown Bear restaurant and the Overlook hotel at Ray Brook. They now reside in Jacksonville, Fla. Prior to entering the service Porter was employed by the Western Union Telegraph Co. at Saranac Lake…