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Samuel Collier Patton

S.C. Patton
Full Name: Samuel Collier Patton
Other surnames: Patten
Birth date: October 4, 1842
Death date: June 5, 1916

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 18th (3) (5) Legislature
    1/9/1883 - 1/13/1885
    Democrat
  • Senate, 17th (1) (4) & 16th (2) (6) Legislatures
    1/14/1879 - 1/9/1883
    Democrat
(1) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News .
(2) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas 1883.
(4) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas 1881.
(5) 18th Legislature, Regular Session - All Senators except District 3 and 21 are listed in Roll Call as taking the oath of office, 1/9/1883, p. 2; resolution by Sen. Gooch that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/10/1883, pp. 5-6; drew term of 2 years. Senate Journal . January 9, 1883
January 10, 1883
(6) 16th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll call of newly elected Senators, oath of office administered, 1/14/1879, p. 3. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - Collier Patton, Hallettsville, Lavaca County, age 37, born circa 1843 in Georgia, lawyer, wife Mary (died 1897).
    Census of 1900 - possibly Culliet [Collier] Patton, Hallettsville, Lavaca County, born in Georgia, lawyer, wife Jesse (married 1 year).
    Census of 1910 - Samuel C. Patton, Hallettsville, Lavaca County, age 68, born circa 1842 in Georgia, lawyer, wife Jessie. FamilySearch . 1910 1900
  • 1880
  • S. Collier Patton, birth date 10/4/1842, born in Troupe, Georgia, death date 6/5/1916, burial in Hallettsville City Cemetery, Hallettsville, Lavaca County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, "S.C. Patton Passes Away: Former State Senator and Prominent Attorney Succumbs at Hallettsville," San Antonio Express, 6/8/1916, p. 6, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Obituary of second wife of Samuel Collier Patton, "Mrs. Jessie Patton, Pioneer Woman, Dead," The Tribune (Hallettsville, Texas), 10/30/1936, p. 1, crediting Friench Simpson Memorial Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch, Samuel Collier Patten, p. 248. Born 10/4/1842 in Troupe County, Georgia. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879.
  • Confederate States Army. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879.
  • Biographical sketch, Samuel Collier Patton, p. 240. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83 1883.
  • Biographical sketch, Samuel Collier Patton, p. 258. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889 1999.
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