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John Bicknell Patterson

John B. Patterson
Full Name: John Bicknell Patterson
Birth date: July 14, 1873
Death date: February 10, 1946

Terms of Service

  • House, 45th Legislature
    1/12/1937 - 1/10/1939
  • House, 44th Legislature
    1/8/1935 - 1/12/1937

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles


Other Resources

  • 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 .
  • 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 .
  • United States Army, Sergeant, Company A, 111th Military Police, World War I. John B. Patterson, residence Manchaca, Travis County, 44 years old, born in Travis County, enlisted at Bastrop 7/23/1917. 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.
  • Sergeant, 111 Military Police. Military grave marker, John B. Patterson, birth date 7/14/1873, death date 2/10/1946, burial in Masonic Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Includes obituary from Austin Statesman, 2/11/1946. Find a Grave .
  • "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) .
  • Patterson, John B., 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 .
  • 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 .
  • Referred to as chemist "J.P. Patterson, Austin," Chapter 1, "The Big Job," p. 7. The Legislature and the Texas People 1937.
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