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Wright Patman

John Melson
Full Name: John William Wright Patman
Birth date: August 6, 1893
Death date: March 7, 1976

Terms of Service

  • House, 38th Legislature
    1/9/1923 - 1/13/1925
    Democrat
  • House, 37th Legislature
    1/11/1921 - 1/9/1923
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • United States Army, Private, World War I, "during the First World War served as a private and later as a machinegun officer in the United States Army 1917-1919." Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present .
  • PATMAN, John William Wright (1893-1976). Representative, TX. Relatives: John William Wright Patman - father, William Neff Patman - son. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present .
  • Biographical sketch, Volume IV, p. 504. East Texas: Its History and Its Makers 1940.
  • PATMAN, JOHN WILLIAM WRIGHT (1893-1976). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Relatives: W. N. "Bill" Patman - son-in-law, Fred Mauritz - father-in-law; W. N. "Bill" Patman - son, Congressman Wright Patman - father. Senate Biographies, 63rd Legislature 1973.
  • Memorial, June 1976, p. 563. Texas Bar Journal .
  • United States Army, First Lieutenant, World War I. Memorial, June 1976, p. 563. Texas Bar Journal .
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