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David Trotter Patterson
David Trotter Patterson

  • Born 28 February 1818 - Cedar Creek, TN
  • Deceased 3 November 1891 - Afton, Greene Co., TN,aged 73 years old
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PATTERSON, David Trotter, (son-in-law of Andrew Johnson), a Senator from Tennessee; born at Cedar Creek, near Greeneville, Greene County, Tenn., February 28, 1818; attended the common schools and Greeneville College for two years; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1841 and commenced practice in Greeneville, Tenn.; engaged in manufacturing; judge of the first circuit court of Tennessee 1854-1863; upon the readmission of the State of Tennessee to representation on July 24, 1866, was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate; presented his credentials on July 26, 1866, and took the oath of office on July 28, 1866, after the Senate resolved a challenge to his credentials, and served until March 3, 1869; was not a candidate for reelection; engaged in the management of his extensive agricultural interests; died in Afton, near Greeneville, Tenn., November 3, 1891; interment in the Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, Greeneville, Tenn.
--- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

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                         _____|4_James Patterson 1747-
|2_Andrew Patterson 1778-1849
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|                     \                           _____|10_William Boyd 1710-1794
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|                       ¯¯¯¯¯|5_Martha Boyd 1749-
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|                                                 ¯¯¯¯¯|11_Margaret Mason
|--1_David Trotter Patterson, Sen. 1818-1891
|                                                                           _____|24_James Trotter 1717-1807
|                                                  _____|12_John Trotter †/1794
|                                                 /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|25_Mary Beard 1715-1811
|                       _____|6_Alexander Trotter †/1795
|                      /                        \
|                     /                          ¯¯¯¯¯|13_Agnes x †ca 1824
|3_Susanna Trotter 1773-1849
                         ¯¯¯¯¯|7_Isabelle Carmichael