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 Josiah Patterson

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Josiah Patterson Famous memorial

Birth
Morgan County, Alabama, USA
Death
12 Feb 1904 (aged 66)
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Burial
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID
7787065 View Source

US Congressman. With the advent of the Civil War, he was a lawyer in practice when he enlisted in the Confederate Army. Commissioned a 1st Lieutenant in the 1st Regiment, Alabama Cavalry, he rose through the ranks to Colonel in command of the 5th Regiment, Alabama Cavalry. After the war, he moved to Memphis, Tennessee, continued to practice law and was a member of the Tennessee State House of Representatives, (1883-85). In 1891, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second, Fifty-third and Fifty-fourth Congresses, serving until 1897. An candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 66.

US Congressman. With the advent of the Civil War, he was a lawyer in practice when he enlisted in the Confederate Army. Commissioned a 1st Lieutenant in the 1st Regiment, Alabama Cavalry, he rose through the ranks to Colonel in command of the 5th Regiment, Alabama Cavalry. After the war, he moved to Memphis, Tennessee, continued to practice law and was a member of the Tennessee State House of Representatives, (1883-85). In 1891, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second, Fifty-third and Fifty-fourth Congresses, serving until 1897. An candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 66.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 22 Aug 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7787065
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7787065/josiah-patterson: accessed ), memorial page for Josiah Patterson (16 Apr 1837–12 Feb 1904), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7787065, citing Forest Hill Cemetery Midtown, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.