PATTERSON, William, (1790 - 1868)


PATTERSON, William, a Representative from Ohio; born in Maryland in 1790; moved to Mansfield, Ohio; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; held several local offices; associate judge of the court of common pleas in 1820 and 1827; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1837); died in Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio, on August 17, 1868; interment in Mansfield Cemetery, Mansfield, Ohio.