David Trotter Patterson

David Trotter Patterson

Birth
Cedar Creek, Greene County, Tennessee, USA
Death 3 Nov 1891 (aged 73)
Afton, Greene County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Greeneville, Greene County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 6654244 · View Source
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US Senator. He attended Greeneville College for two years, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1841 and commenced to practice law in Greeneville, Tennessee. He was a judge of the First Circuit Court of Tennessee (1854-63), plus engaged in manufacturing. Upon the readmission of the State of Tennessee to representation on July 24, 1866, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving until 1869. Not a candidate for reelection, he engaged in the management of agricultural pursuits until his death at age 73. He also was the son-in-law of President Andrew Johnson.

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  • Added: 2 Aug 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6654244
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Trotter Patterson (28 Feb 1818–3 Nov 1891), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6654244, citing Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, Greeneville, Greene County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .