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Wright Patman

Wright PatmanAKA John William Wright Patman

Born: 6-Aug-1893
Birthplace: Cass County, TX
Died: 7-Mar-1976
Location of death: Bethesda, MD
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Hillcrest Cemetery, Texarkana, TX

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Texas, 1929-76

Military service: US Army (private, 1917-19, WWI)

Father: John N. Patman
Mother: Emma Spurlin
Wife: Merle Connor (m. 1919, d. 1967)
Son: William N. Patman (US Congressman, b. 1927, d. 2008)
Wife: Pauline Tucker (m. 1968, until his death)

    High School: Hughes Springs High School, Hughes Springs, TX (1912)
    Law School: Cumberland University Law School, Lebanon, TN (1916)

    US Congressman, Texas 1st (4-Mar-1929 to 7-Mar-1976)
    Texas State Official District Attorney, Texas 5th Judicial District (1924-29)
    Texas State House of Representatives (1920-24)
    Texas State Official Assistant County Attorney, Cass County, TX (1916-17)
    American Legion
    Disabled American Veterans
    Fraternal Order of Eagles
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    State Bar of Texas 1916

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