Lawrence Patterson

Lawrence Patterson
b. 11 July 1896, Lincoln Township, Hendricks County, Indiana, to William Everett (1853-1919) and Mary Ann (Lowder) (1854-1942) Patterson
d. 13 December 1973, Coral Gables, Dade County, Florida

m. 10 June 1940, Hendricks County, Indiana
Katherine Elizabeth “Kate” Davies
b. 1905, Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas, to Edwin James and Katie Martha (Hibner) Davies

Lawrence was a resident of Brownsburg, Hendricks County, Indiana. He graduated from high school in 1914 and studied agriculture at Purdue University, but he left during his senior year (1916-17) to join the Army. He was assigned to the 8th U.S. Cavalry and served in Mexico in World War I. He was a career Army officer and retired after World War II as a colonel. During his service, he was stationed at Fort Bliss, Texas, and Monterey, California.

Lawrence and Katherine had no children and their marriage ended in divorce. He left Indiana and moved to Florida in 1964.

Submitted by:
Meredith Thompson
Avon IN
E-mail: mere@augustmoondesign.com

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s