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Thomas McDonald Patterson

Thomas McDonald Patterson
b. about 1839
d. 23 July 1916

m. Montgomery County, Indiana
Katherine Grafton
b. West Virginia

Thomas Patterson lived in Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana, and attended Asbury College and Wabash College. He moved to the Denver, Colorado, area in 1872. He had primary responsibility for the enabling act that brought Colorado statehood. He was the first Democrat from Colorado in the House of Representatives and was later a Senator.

Submitted by:
Gretel Smith
Garrett IN