|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from New York's 5th district
December 3, 1821 - March 3, 1823
|Preceded by||James Strong|
|Succeeded by||William W. Van Wyck|
|Born||Columbia County, New York|
Walter Patterson was an American politician from New York.
Patterson was born in Columbia County, New York, where he completed preparatory studies. He was a member of the New York State Assembly in 1818, and was Supervisor of the Town of Ancram in 1821 and 1823. At this time, he also managed the Ancram Iron Works.
He was elected as a Federalist to the 17th United States Congress, holding office from December 3, 1821, to March 3, 1823. Afterwards he removed to Livingston, New York and was Supervisor of the Town of Livingston from 1826 to 1828. He was an associate judge of the Columbia County Court from 1826 to 1830.
- United States Congress. "Walter Patterson (id: P000131)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- The New York Civil List compiled by Franklin Benjamin Hough (pages 71, 193 and 296; Weed, Parsons and Co., 1858)
- Ancram town officers at US Gen Net
- Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1822, pages 289ff)
- The New-York State Register for 1830 (page 155)
|U.S. House of Representatives|
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| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from New York's 5th congressional district
William W. Van Wyck
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