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John B. Patterson John Bicknell Patterson
Full Name: John Bicknell Patterson
Date of birth: July 14, 1873
Date of death: February 10, 1946

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 82-1 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 82-1 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, "Death Claims J.B. Patterson," 2/11/1946, p. 3. "John Bicknell Patterson, 73, veteran of two wars and former representative in the Texas legislature from Travis county for two terms." Served in Spanish-American War and World War I. Austin Statesman.
  • Military Service Notes
  • John B. Patterson, residence Manchaca, Travis County, 44 years old, born in Travis County, enlisted at Bastrop 7/23/1917, Sergeant, Company A, 111th Military Police. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin).
  • John Bicknell Patterson, birth date 7/14/1873, death date 2/10/1946, residence in Austin, Texas. FamilySearch United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940, 1985.
  • John B. Patterson, Spanish-American War, Texas Volunteer Guard, Call Number: 401-208. 1st Lieutenant, Troop C, and Private, Troop A, 1st Texas Volunteer Cavalry. Age 29 as of 10/18/1902, born in Travis County, postoffice address Manchaca, Texas. Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1930 - John B. Patterson, Austin, Travis County, age 56, born circa 1874, head of household, chemist/sugar industry, mother Mrs. O.H. Patterson, sister Mrs. E.M. Richmond. FamilySearch.
  • Sgt. John B. Patterson, 111 Mil. Police, birth date 7/14/1873, death date 2/10/1946, burial in Masonic Cemetery, Austin. Includes obituary from Austin Statesman, 2/11/1946. Find a Grave.
  • Referred to as chemist "J.P. Patterson, Austin," Chapter 1, "The Big Job," p. 7. The Legislature and the Texas People, 1937.
  • "Chemist John B. Patterson, Austin member of the House of Representatives, is a former army man who still cherishes a cavalryman's moustache . . . " [mustache], "Under the Dome at Austin," Timpson Daily Times, 3/2/1935, p. 1, crediting Timpson Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 45th Legislature (1937) - John B. Patterson, postoffice Austin, Travis County, nativity Texas, age 63 (born circa 1874), chemist, member of former legislatures: 44th. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John B. Patterson, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John B. Patterson, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 44th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 45th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    45th R.S. - 1937
    Common Carriers  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    School Districts  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions (Chair) 
    44th R.S. - 1935
    Common Carriers  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    Public Printing  

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