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David Henry PATTON

(1837-1914)

PATTON, David Henry, a Representative from Indiana; born in Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Ky., November 26, 1837; attended the Collegiate Institute, Waveland, Ind.; enlisted in the Thirty-eighth Indiana Regiment in 1861 and was mustered out in July 1865, after having attained the rank of colonel; was graduated from the Chicago Medical College in 1867 and practiced medicine in Remington, Jasper County, Ind.; pension examiner at Remington 1886-1890; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1892 and 1900; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second Congress (March 4, 1891-March 3, 1893); was not a candidate for renomination in 1892; moved to Woodward, Woodward County, Indian Territory (now Oklahoma), in 1893; appointed receiver of public lands for Oklahoma in 1893, and later resumed the practice of medicine; member of the district board of health of Woodward, Okla.; appointed pension examiner at Woodward; died in Otterbein, Benton County, Ind., on January 17, 1914; interment in Remington Cemetery, Remington, Ind.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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