Patton was born in Indiana, Pennsylvania and attended the public schools there. He worked in a tannery for several years and then engaged in mercantile pursuits in Indiana, Pennsylvania. He was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth Congress, serving from March 4, 1883 to March 3, 1885. He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1884, after which he retired from public life. Patton died in Indiana, Pennsylvania and is interred in Oakland Cemetery there.
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|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 25th congressional district
1883 - 1885
Alexander C. White
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