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T. E. Patterson
Born November 30, 1840
T. E. PATTERSON, County Treasurer, Anamosa; is a native of Fredericktown, Ohio, and was born November 30, 1840. When 13 years of age, he came to Iowa, and lived in Cedar Co. until he came to Jones Co. in 1861. During the war, he enlisted in Co. E, 1st I. V. C., and was in a number of battles and many fights and skirmishes. After the war closed, he returned to Jones Co. In 1878, he was elected County Treasurer, and was re-elected in 1877, and was again re-elected in 1879. He has also held town and school offices. He married Miss Emma Gillette, a native of Westfield, Mass., October 14, 1861; they have three children—Nellie M., Louie and Fordham.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 570.


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