B.W. Patterson

Burette Winston Patterson

Full Name: Burette Winston Patterson
Date of birth: September 7, 1871
Date of death: July 20, 1955

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 106 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Cisco / Eastland   Eastland

Terms of Service top

House District 106
Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925
Legislatures: 38th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Cisco / Eastland
Counties in district: Eastland

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch and portrait, Burette W. Patterson, "Patterson Seeks Place on Bench," 3/18/1928, p. 22. Patterson announced as candidate for associate justice of the 11th court of civil appeals at Eastland. "Judge Patterson was a member of the 38th Legislature, 1923, during which time he was an administration leader, introducing one of the chief law enforcement measures, and was co-author of the bill creating Texas Technological College, afterward located by the committee at Lubbock. He decline to offer for re-election to the legislature."
    Obituary and photo, "Judge Patterson Dies at Eastland," 7/20/1955, p. 12. Abilene Reporter-News.
  • Biographical sketch, "Patterson in Race for Judge 88th Judicial District," Cisco Weekly Citizen, 2/5/1932, p. 1. Texas Tech University Libraries.

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Judge Burette Patterson Succumbs at Eastland," 7/21/1955, section 1, p. 17. Dallas Morning News.
  • Census of 1900, 1920, 1930 - B.W./Burette W. Patterson, Cisco, Eastland County, born September 1871 in Arkansas, lawyer, spouse Sarah, daughter Norma.
    Census of 1940 - Burrette Patterson, Eastland, Eastland County, born circa 1872 in Oklahoma [sic], Judge - District Court, spouse Helen. FamilySearch. 1900 1920 1930 1940
  • Burette W. Patterson, birth date 9/7/1871 in Stone County, Arkansas; death date 7/20/1955 in Eastland, Eastland County, Texas; attorney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Burette W. Patterson (1871-1955), Dallas Morning News obituary dated 7/21/1955, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Cisco, Eastland County. Judge of the 88th District Court of Eastland County, 1933-1945. Wife Sarah Davies Patterson died 1934; second marriage in 1936 to Helen Manton Grimes. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Service Held for Judge Patterson," Breckenridge American, 7/22/1955, p. 1, crediting the Breckenridge Library. Judge Burette W. Patterson, birth date 9/7/1871. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • "In Chambers We Learn," October 1945, p. 458. "After twelve years as judge of the 88th District Court, B.W. Patterson retired on September 3 to re-enter the private practice of law in Ranger. Previously Judge Patterson had served as city attorney of Cisco and had practiced law in Cisco and Pauls Valley, Okla. He served in the Texas Legislature in 1923-24."
    Memorial, Burette Winston Patterson, October 1955, p. 605. Texas Bar Journal.
  • 38th Legislature (1923) - B.W. Patterson, postoffice Cisco, nativity Arkansas, age 51 (born circa 1872), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Burette Winston Patterson, Memorial, Eastland County Bar Association resolution, "County Bar in Tribute to Judge Patterson," Eastland Telegram, 7/26/1955, pp. 1, 6. Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University Libraries.
  • Obituary and photo, "Judge Patterson's Rites at 4 Today," Eastland Telegram, 7/21/1955, p. 1. Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library. Texas Tech University Libraries.


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Committee Information top

38th R.S. - 1923
Charges Against the Legislature, Investigate  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Oil, Gas and Mining (Vice Chair) 
Penitentiary Relocating and Investigating Committee, Joint  
State Affairs  

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