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J.W. Patterson John W. Patterson
Full Name: John W. Patterson
Date of birth: November 18, 1847
Date of death: August 16, 1916

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 45 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Decatur / Wise   Wise

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, John W. Patterson, pp. 659-660. Birth date 11/18/1847. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • Biographical sketch and photo, Judge J.W. Patterson, pp. 347-349. Birth date 11/18/1847, marriage 11/14/1881 to Miss Nannie Baker. Pioneer History of Wise County: From Red Men to Railroads - Twenty Years of Intrepid History, 1907.
  • Biography, pp. 54-55. The Terrells: Eighty-Five Years Texas from Indians to Atomic Bomb, 1948.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 260. Born 1848 in Kentucky. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Other Resources
  • Judge J.W. Patterson (1847-1916), burial in Oaklawn Cemetery, Decatur, Wise County. Includes obituary from Decatur County News, 8/18/1916, p. 1. Find a Grave.
  • Wise County cemeteries, Patterson, Judge J.W., 1847-1916, headstone with Nannie V., Oaklawn Cemetery, headstone photographs. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Obituary and photograph, "Judge Patterson Died Wednesday," 8/18/1916, p. 1. Death date 8/16/1916. Wise County Messenger.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.W. Patterson, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    County Government and County Finance  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Public Lands and Land Office  

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