William Patterson (Ohio)
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 14th district
March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1837
|Preceded by||Eleutheros Cooke|
|Succeeded by||William H. Hunter|
|Died||August 17, 1868
Van Wert, Ohio
|Resting place||Mansfield Cemetery, Mansfield, Ohio|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Battles/wars||War of 1812|
Patterson was born in Maryland, and moved to Mansfield, Ohio where he completed preparatory studies and studied law. Patterson was a soldier in the War of 1812 He was admitted to the bar and practiced, and held several local offices. He was an associate judge of the Court of Common Pleas in 1820 and 1827, and was elected as a Jacksonian Democrat to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses, holding office from March 4, 1833 to March 3, 1837.
- Baughman, A. J., ed. (1901). A Centennial biographical history of Richland County, Ohio. Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company. p. 75.