Wright Patman

Wright Patman

Full Name: John William Wright Patman
Date of birth: August 6, 1893
Date of death: March 7, 1976

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 2 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Linden / Cass   Cass
H 2 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th   Democrat Linden / Cass   Cass

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • PATMAN, John William Wright (1893-1976). Representative, TX. Relatives: John William Wright Patman - father, William Neff Patman - son. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress.
  • Biographical sketch, Volume IV, p. 504. East Texas: Its History and Its Makers, 1940.
  • PATMAN, JOHN WILLIAM WRIGHT (1893-1976). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Relatives: W. N. "Bill" Patman - son-in-law, Fred Mauritz - father-in-law; W. N. "Bill" Patman - son, Congressman Wright Patman - father. Senate Biographies, 63rd Legislature, 1973.
  • Memorial, June 1976, p. 563. Texas Bar Journal.

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army, Private, World War I, "during the First World War served as a private and later as a machinegun officer in the United States Army 1917-1919." Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress.
  • United States Army, First Lieutenant, World War I. Memorial, June 1976, p. 563. Texas Bar Journal.

Photographs

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

38th R.S. - 1923
Charges Against Legislature by Hull Youngblood, Joint  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Liquor Traffic  
State Affairs (Chair) 
37th R.S. - 1921
Engrossed Bills (Vice Chair) 
Game and Fisheries  
Representative Districts  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Affairs  

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