G.W. Patterson

George Washington Patterson

Full Name: George Washington Patterson
Other surnames: Paterson
Date of birth: September 1, 1820
Date of death: December 27, 1900

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 23 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2)   Democrat Ben Franklin / Lamar   Delta, Fannin, Lamar
H 10 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Cooper / Delta   Delta, Hopkins, Hunt, Rains, Wood

(1) BEN FRANKLIN, TEXAS. "Ben Franklin is on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad and Farm roads 38 and 128 four miles northeast of Pecan Gap in northwestern Delta County . . . The first post office was established by Isaac B. Nelson in 1853 at his one-room cabin on the crossroads. The community, at that time in Lamar County . . . The post office was closed in 1859 but reopened in 1867." Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - George W. Paterson, Precinct 3, Delta County, age 59, born circa 1821 in Tennessee, farmer, wife Martha L. FamilySearch.
  • George W. Patterson, birth date 9/1/1820, death date 12/27/1900, burial in Oaklawn Cemetery, Cooper, Delta County. Find a Grave.
  • Migration steps and additional notes. Migrations.org, 2004.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
Internal Improvement  
Public Building and Grounds  
14th R.S. - 1874
Public Debt  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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