William Patterson (Ohio)

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William Patterson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 14th district
In office
March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1837
Preceded by Eleutheros Cooke
Succeeded by William H. Hunter
Personal details
Born 1790
Died August 17, 1868
Van Wert, Ohio
Resting place Mansfield Cemetery, Mansfield, Ohio
Political party Jacksonian
Military service
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Army
Battles/wars War of 1812

William Patterson (1790 – August 17, 1868) was a United States Representative from Ohio.

Patterson was born in Maryland, and moved to Mansfield, Ohio where he completed preparatory studies and studied law. Patterson was a soldier in the War of 1812[1] He was admitted to the bar and practiced, and held several local offices. He was an associate judge of the Court of Common Pleas in 1820 and 1827, and was elected as a Jacksonian Democrat to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses, holding office from March 4, 1833 to March 3, 1837.

Patterson spent the later years of his life in Van Wert County with his children.[1] Patterson died in Van Wert, Ohio in 1868, and was interred at Mansfield Cemetery, Mansfield.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Baughman, A. J., ed. (1901). A Centennial biographical history of Richland County, Ohio. Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company. p. 75.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Eleutheros Cooke
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 14th congressional district

Succeeded by
William H. Hunter