PATTERSON, George Robert, (1863 - 1906)


PATTERSON, George Robert, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pa., November 9, 1863; attended the public schools and Lewistown (Pa.) Academy; engaged in mercantile pursuits in 1880; moved to Ashland, Schuylkill County, in 1886 and engaged in the wholesale grain and feed business; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1900 and 1904; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-seventh, Fifty-eighth, and Fifty-ninth Congresses and served from March 4, 1901, until his death in Washington, D.C., March 21, 1906; interment in Citizens’ Cemetery, Ashland, Pa.