Alexander Patton

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Alexander Patton
17th and 19th Mayor of Columbus
In office
1847–1849
Preceded by Augustus S. Decker
Succeeded by Lorenzo English
In office
1845–1845
Preceded by Smithson E. Wright
Succeeded by Augustus S. Decker
Personal details
Born (1791-03-27)March 27, 1791
Hanoverton, Pennsylvania
Died February 19, 1857(1857-02-19) (aged 65)
Resting place Green Lawn Cemetery
Columbus, Ohio
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Carns
Nancy Green
Children Gustavus[1]
10 others[2]
Profession Mayor
Justice of the Peace
Carpenter
Religion Universalist

Alexander Patton (March 27, 1791–February 19, 1857) was the 17th mayor and 19th mayor of Columbus, Ohio. He was also the 16th person to serve in that office. He served Columbus four years during non-consecutive terms. His successor after 1845 was Augustus S. Decker and after 1849 was Lorenzo English.[2]

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  1. ^ Miller (2008), pp. 77.
  2. ^ a b Egger (1975), pp. 24.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Augustus S. Decker
Mayor of Columbus, Ohio
1847–1849
Succeeded by
Lorenzo English
Preceded by
Smithson E. Wright
Mayor of Columbus, Ohio
1845–1845
Succeeded by
Augustus S. Decker