|Grady L. Patterson|
AKA Grady Leslie Patterson, Jr.
Birthplace: Calhoun Falls, SC
Location of death: Columbia, SC
Cause of death: Natural Causes
Remains: Buried, Elmwood Cemetery, Columbia, SC
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Party Affiliation: Democratic
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: South Carolina Treasurer for 37 years
Military service: US Army Air Corps (1943-46); South Carolina Air Force National Guard (1946-84, Lt. Gen.)
First elected Treasurer after the death of Jefferson Bates in 1966. He was defeated in 1994 by Richard Eckstrom, but regained office the following term. He was again defeated in 2006, by Republican Thomas Ravenel, who then resigned in 2007 before pleading guilty to a charge of cocaine possession.
 Elder, Shandon Presbyterian Church, Columbia, SC.
Father: Grady L. Patterson, Sr.
Mother: Claudia McClain
Wife: Marjorie Harrison Faucett (m. 22-Dec-1951, six children)
Son: Grady III
Son: Steven G.
University: Clemson College (one semester in 1942)
Law School: University of South Carolina
Treasurer of South Carolina (1998-2006)
Treasurer of South Carolina (1966-94)
South Carolina State Official Asst. Attorney General
Gephardt for President
Distinguished Service Medal
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