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 John James Patterson Sr.

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John James Patterson Sr.

Birth
Waterloo, Juniata County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 28 Sep 1912 (aged 82)
Mifflintown, Juniata County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Mifflintown, Juniata County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot North Main to Third: Large Crypt toward Front of Cemetery
Memorial ID 8156365 View Source
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U.S. Senator. Successful in the in newspaper business, he was publisher of the Pennsylvania Juniata Sentinel in 1852 and editor-owner of the Harrisburg Telegraph in 1853. Entering politics, he was a member, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives (1854-56). During the Civil War, he served in the Union Army as a Captain in the 15th U.S. Volunteer Infantry. After the war, he relocated to South Carolina, engaged in railroad construction and was elected as a Republican to the U.S. Senate and served (1873-79). Not a candidate for reelection, he engaged in various financial venues in Washington, D.C. Returning to Pennsylvania in 1886, he engaged in the construction of electric railways and electric lighting plants, until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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JOHN J. PATTERSON
BORN AUG. 8, 1830
DIED SEPT 26, 1912
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LUCRETIA E. MOORE
HIS WIFE
BORN MAY 21, 1834
DIED Jan 8, 1884
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MILDRED M. FRANKS
HIS WIFE
BORN MAR 23, 1863
DIED NOV 21, 1889
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MARY WILSON PATTERSON
BORN SEPT 7, 1859
DIED MAR 25, 1918
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WILLIAM H. PATTERSON
BORN MAY 25, 1856
DIED JAN 10, 1908
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GEORGIE ANNA EVANS
HIS WIFE
BORN JAN 25, 1856
DIED AUG 8, 1923
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JOHN J. PATTERSON
BORN JUNE 4, 1868
DIED MAR 29, 1935
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NELLIE NORTH PATTERSON
HIS WIFE
BORN DEC 23, 1872
DIED AUG 17, 1960


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 5 Dec 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8156365
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8156365/john-james-patterson : accessed ), memorial page for John James Patterson Sr. (8 Aug 1830–28 Sep 1912), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8156365, citing Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown, Juniata County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .