Plane crashed, landing at Newark International Airport.
Father: Charles R. Pattesron
Mother: Lodice E. Porter
Wife: Margaret Tarleton Winchester (m. 3-Jan-1920, one son, three daughters)
Son: Robert Porter Patterson, Jr. (judge)
Daughter: Aileen W.
Daughter: Susan Hand
Daughter: Virginia D.
University: BA, Union College (1912)
Law School: LLB, Harvard Law School (1915)
Administrator: Trustee, Union College
US Secretary of War (1945-47)
US Appeals Court Judge, 2nd Circuit (1939-40)
US District Judge Southern District of New York (1930-39)
Webb, Patterson & Hadley Partner (1920-30)
Member of the Board of Federal Reserve Bank of New York
American Bar Association
Association of the Bar of the City of New York President
Citizen's Committee to Support the Marshall Plan
Council on Foreign Relations
Freedom House President
National Citizen's Council on Civil Rights
Practicing Law Institute
Distinguished Service Cross