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Hon. John Antes Patton, US Congressman

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Birthplace: Covington, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: December 23, 1897 (74)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Curwensville, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States
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Son of Capt John Patton, Jr. and Susanna Patton
Husband of Catharine Moore Patton and Honora Jane Patton
Father of William Irvin Patton; John Patton, Jr., U.S. Senator; Alexander Ennis Patton; Susanna R. Patton; Charles Emory Patton, U.S. Congress and 7 others
Brother of Jane Irvin; Susan (Patton) Bard; Maria Hipple; Harry Dorsey Patton; Cornelia E. Dowler and 3 others

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About Hon. John Antes Patton, US Congressman

John Patton (January 6, 1823 – December 23, 1897) was a U.S. Representative from the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. He was the father of Charles Emory Patton, also a U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania (1911–1915), and John Patton Jr., a U.S. Senator from Michigan (1894–1895), and the uncle of William Irvin Swoope, also a U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania (1923–1927).

Patton was born in Covington Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania and moved to Curwensville, Pennsylvania in 1828. He attended the public schools and engaged in mercantile pursuits and lumbering 1844-1860.

He organized the First National Bank of Curwensville in 1864 and was elected its president. He then organized the Curwensville Bank, and was elected its president.

He was a delegate to the Whig National Convention in 1852 and to the National Convention in 1860.

Patton was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh Congress, serving from March 4, 1861 to March 3, 1863. He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1862. He was again elected to the Fiftieth Congress, serving from March 4, 1887 to March 3, 1889. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1888, after which he resumed banking.

Patton died in Philadelphia, aged 74, where he had gone for medical treatment, and was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, in Curwensville, Pennsylvania. Source: Wikipedia


US Congressman. He was elected to represent Pennsylvania's 24th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1861 to 1863. He was again elected to Congress in 1887, and represented the 20th Congressional District from 1887 to 1889. He was the uncle of Congressman William Irvin Swope, and the father of Michigan Senator John Patton Jr. and Congressman Charles Emory Patton.

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Hon. John Antes Patton, US Congressman's Timeline

1823
January 6, 1823
Covington, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, United States
1848
October 22, 1848
Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States
1850
October 30, 1850
Curwensville, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States
1852
October 20, 1852
Pennsylvania, United States
1855
May 15, 1855
Curwensville, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States
1859
July 5, 1859
Curwensville, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States
1861
March 22, 1861
Curwensville, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States
1863
July 10, 1863
Curwensville, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States