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Thomas Patterson

Born: Oct 1, 1764

Death: Feb 7, 1856

Birthplace: Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States

Thomas Patterson

Date of Birth : Oct 1, 1764
Date of Death : Feb 7, 1856
Birth Place : Pennsylvania

Thomas Patterson was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Thomas Patterson was born in Little Britain Township, Pennsylvania. He moved with his parents to Pattersons Mills, Pennsylvania, in 1778. He engaged in agricultural pursuits and operated a flour mill. He served as a major general of militia in the War of 1812. Patterson was elected as a Republican to the Fifteenth Congress and the two succeeding Congresses and reelected as a Jackson Republican to the Eighteenth Congress. He did not seek renomination in 1824. He resumed former business pursuits and died in Cross Creek Township, Pennsylvania, in 1841. Interment in West Middletown Cemetery in West Middletown, Pennsylvania.

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