George W. Patten

Full Name: George W. Patten
Date of birth: March 24, 1827
Date of death: November 3, 1912

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 19 Jan 20, 1871 - Jan 14, 1873 12th (1)   Republican Patten's Mills / McLennan   Falls, Limestone, McLennan

(1) George W. Patten, in special election 11/28/1870 through 12/1/1870, sworn 1/20/1871, succeeded Robert Crudup, died 7/13/1870. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "The Passing of George Patten," Waco Semi-Weekly Tribune, 11/9/1912, p. 4. "Then (it was in 1868) he went as a representative from McLennan county to the Twelfth legislature . . ." Death date 11/3/1912. Baylor University Digital Collections.
  • PATTEN, GEORGE W. (1827-?). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, George W. Patten, of Hill County. Born 3/24/1927 in Washington County, New York; parents J.W. and Narcissa (Colvin) Patten. "Mr. Patten . . . now resides with his brother Nathan in Waco, Texas." Lewis Publishing Company. Memorial and Biographical History of Johnson and Hill Counties, Texas, 1892, pp. 678-679, crediting Dallas Genealogical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • Census of 1870 - George W. Patten, McLennan County, age 42, born circa 1828 in New York, merchant and miller.
    Census of 1900 - George W. Patton, Waco, McLennan County, age 72, born March 1828 in New York.
    Census of 1910 - Geo. W. Patten, Waco, McLennan County, age 83, born circa 1827 in New York. FamilySearch. 1870 1900 1910
  • Mentioned in "The Waco Convention," 8/8/1878, p. 1. "Ex-Republican officials are present to such a degree that Hon. George Patten when entering the hall was heard to remark, 'the old Twelfth legislature must be again in session. . .'" Galveston Daily News.
  • Mentioned in obituary of his brother, Colonel Nathan Patten, 1/16/1898, p. 2, Galveston Daily News.

Committee Information top

12th Adjourned - 1871
Commerce and Manufactures  
Impeachment of Judge J.W. Oliver, Select  
Internal Improvements  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Debt  
12th R.S. - 1871
Commerce and Manufactures  
Internal Improvements  
Public Debt  
12th 1st C.S. - 1870
Division of the State, Select  

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