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John Patton, Jr.

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Birthplace: Curwensville, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, United States
Place of Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Patton and Catharine Moore Patton
Husband of Frances Patton
Father of John Patton; Francis Foster Patton; Antes Laurence Patton and Philip Sidney Patton
Brother of Charles Emory Patton

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About John Patton, Jr., U.S. Senator

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John Patton, Jr. (October 30, 1850 – May 24, 1907) was a U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan.

Patton, the son of John Patton and the brother of Charles Emory Patton, was born in Curwensville, Pennsylvania. He prepared for college at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts and graduated from Yale College, was a member of Skull and Bones in 1875, and then graduated from the law department of Columbia College, New York City, in 1877. He moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1878, was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced the practice of law. He was appointed by the Governor of Michigan John T. Rich as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Francis B. Stockbridge and served from May 5, 1894, to January 14, 1895, when a successor was elected and qualified. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1895 to fill the vacancy, losing to Julius Caesar Burrows. He was then a banker and a member and later president of the Board of Library Commissioners of Grand Rapids. He died in Grand Rapids and is interred in Oak Hill Cemetery there.

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John Patton, Jr., U.S. Senator's Timeline

1850
October 30, 1850
Curwensville, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States
1887
December 6, 1887
Age 37
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, United States
1895
January 21, 1895
Age 44
Michigan, United States
1896
February 22, 1896
Age 45
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, United States
1907
May 24, 1907
Age 56
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, United States
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Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, United States