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Thomas Wallace "T.W." Patterson
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Birth: Aug. 3, 1859
Wyoming County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 1914
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA

Thomas Wallace Patterson was born August 3, 1859 in Perry, Wyoming Co., New York.

He founded Patterson Colony, now the City of Patterson, Stanislaus Co., California.

He married Elizabeth Bernhard, and from this union two children were borne: Dorothy H. Patterson (born Feb, 1895), and John Duncan "Jack" Patterson (born Sept, 1898), both born in Fresno, Fresno Co., California. (All of the above contributed by Vicky Peterson)

In 1888, T. W. Patterson came to Fresno as a young real estate capitalist and built the T. W. Patterson building which still is in existence in downtown Fresno.

He passed away on March 14, 1914 in San Francisco, CA. (Vicky Peterson)

Thank you to Vicky Peterson and Lester Letson for their contributions to this memorial.....
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  Elizabeth Bernhard Griffith (1871 - 1948)*
  John Duncan Patterson (1898 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
Chapel of the Light Columbarium
Fresno County
California, USA
Created by: Rainbo
Record added: Aug 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57804746
Thomas Wallace T.W. Patterson
Added by: Arthur Allen "Art" Moore III
Thomas Wallace T.W. Patterson
Added by: Lester Letson
Thomas Wallace T.W. Patterson
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Correction: T.W. Patterson built the Patterson Block in 1901... The Patterson Building wasn't built until the 1920's...
- Tracy Parker
 Added: Jun. 24, 2016
- Tracy Parker
 Added: Jun. 24, 2016

- Rainbo
 Added: Jan. 20, 2011

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