George W. Patten, in special election 11/28/1870 through 12/1/1870, sworn 1/20/1871, succeeded Robert Crudup, died 7/13/1870.
Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Obituary, "The Passing of George Patten," Waco Semi-Weekly Tribune, 11/9/1912, p. 4. "Then (it was in 1868) he went as a representative from McLennan county to the Twelfth legislature . . ." Death date 11/3/1912.
Baylor University Digital Collections.
Biographical sketch, George W. Patten, of Hill County, pp. 678-679. Born 3/24/1927 in Washington County, New York; parents J.W. and Narcissa (Colvin) Patten. "Mr. Patten . . . now resides with his brother Nathan in Waco, Texas." Lewis Publishing Company. Memorial and Biographical History of Johnson and Hill Counties, Texas, 1892, crediting Dallas Genealogical Society.
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Census of 1870 - George W. Patten, McLennan County, age 42, born circa 1828 in New York, merchant and miller.
Census of 1900 - George W. Patton, Waco, McLennan County, age 72, born March 1828 in New York.
Census of 1910 - Geo. W. Patten, Waco, McLennan County, age 83, born circa 1827 in New York.
Mentioned in "The Waco Convention," 8/8/1878, p. 1. "Ex-Republican officials are present to such a degree that Hon. George Patten when entering the hall was heard to remark, 'the old Twelfth legislature must be again in session. . .'"
Galveston Daily News.
Mentioned in obituary of his brother, Colonel Nathan Patten, 1/16/1898, p. 2,
Galveston Daily News.
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