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Francis Ford Patterson, Jr
Birth: Jul. 30, 1867
Newark
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 1935
Merchantville
Camden County
New Jersey, USA

US Congressman. Rose to prominence as a journalist and newspaper editor, owning and publishing the Camden “Post-Telegram” from 1894 to 1923. Elected to represent New Jersey’s 1st District in the United States House of Representatives to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Congressman William J. Browning. He served from 1920 to 1924, when he was defeated for re-nomination (Congressman Charles A. Wolverton was elected to the seat, and held it for the next 32 years). After his term in Congress he engaged in banking until his death in Merchantville, New Jersey in 1935. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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  Isabel Leyburne Patterson (1872 - 1944)*
 
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Burial:
Colestown Cemetery
Colestown
Camden County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Section L
GPS (lat/lon): 39.93429, -74.99255
 
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Record added: May 16, 2002
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