PATTON, John Denniston, (1829 - 1904)

PATTON, John Denniston, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Indiana, Indiana County, Pa., November 28, 1829; attended the public schools; worked in a tannery for several years; engaged in mercantile pursuits in Indiana, Pa.; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1883-March 3, 1885); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1884; retired from public life; died in Indiana, Pa., February 22, 1904; interment in Oakland Cemetery.