Alfred Posament, later Porter (d. 1955), textile merchant, and his wife, Jennie (d. 1983).
On 26 June 1949, at the New West End Synagogue, Paddington, Porter married Shirley Cohen (b. 1930), younger daughter of Sir John (Jack) Cohen- founder of Tesco.
In 1973 Leslie Porter became Chairman of Tesco. He died in Tel Aviv where he was living and was chancellor of Tel Aviv University
(Extracts Anne Pimlott Baker Image by Robin Laurance © Robin Laurance / National Portrait Gallery)