DAVID PORTER HUDSON, an enterprising business factor of the city of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, was born May 4, 1875, in Salem township, Westmoreland county, Pennsylvania, son of William and Mary (Kepple) Hudson. The paternal grandfather was William Hudson, whose parents lived in Bedford county, Pennsylvania, and moved to Westmoreland, settling at Pleasant Unity, when he was a small boy. William Hudson, Sr., was a farmer by occupation. He was a supporter of the Republican party from its organization, and in religious matters affiliated with the Presbyterians. He married Sallie Fishel, of Saltsburg, Pennsylvania. William Hudson, Jr., was a native of Westmoreland county, also a farmer and stockman. He married Mary Kepple daughter of Mr. and Mrs John Kepple, of Salem township, Westmoreland county.
David Porter Hudson, son of William Hudson, Jr., and his wife Mary Kepple, received a common school education and later attended the Greensburg Seminary. After leaving school he engaged in the real estate business, and for three years has been connected with the Westmoreland Savings & Trust Company. He is one of the directors of the Westmoreland Grocery Company and the Greensburg Finance Company: one of the organizers and directors of the Pleasant Unity, National Bank: and director of the Westmoreland & Savings and Trust Company. Politically Mr. Hudson is a staunch supporter of the Republican party. He is the present treasurer of the borough of Greensburg. He is a member of the First Presbyterian church, and of the B. P. 0. E., Lodge Xo. 511. October 25. 1899, he was married to Eva Ammann, daughter of Fred and Laura (McDowell) Ammann of Orrville, Ohio. Mrs. Hudson received a liberal education at Mount Union College of Alliance, Ohio.
Source Page 101 History of Westmoreland County, Volume II, Pennsylvania by John N. Boucher. New York, The Lewis Publishing Company, 1906
Transcribed January 15, 2004 by Nathan Zipfel for the Westmoreland County History Project
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