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Michael D Patterson
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Birth: Jul. 27, 1949
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: May 18, 2009
Grosse Pointe Park
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Attorney, Business Owner and World Traveler. Founder and former Managing Partner: Patterson, Phifer & Phillips, PC and Annis Historic Properties in Detroit. Former Managing Partner: Patterson, Pirslen & Murry. Mr. Patterson, along with his first wife, spearheaded the renovation of the former Annis Furs Building in downtown Detroit, renaming the building the L.B. King Building and obtaining it's designation as an historical building. This couple also organized the Renaissance Baptist Church of Detroit in 1982. Their partnership (business and personal) ended shortly following the birth of their daughter; it is believed by many that he never emotionally recovered from his divorce and refused to marry again until almost 20 years later. A 1967 graduate of Mumford High School in Detroit, and the George Washington School of Law in Washington, D.C., he was eventually admitted to practice in the State of Michigan, New York and the District of Columbia. Atty. Patterson had politics in his blood and attempted several times over several years to be elected as a State Representative for his district. In 1991 he was unsuccessful in his campaign to succeed the Honorable George W. Crockett as the Representative in Congress for the 13th Congressional District. This defeat ended his personal political aspirations. He was, however, successful in being elected to serve as a Michigan Delegate for Senator Gary Hart to the Democratic National Convention in 1984.

Cause of death: Cancer

Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
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Record added: Jul 27, 2009
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