William Patterson (politician)
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta|
June 18, 1959 – May 23, 1967
|Preceded by||John Mills|
|Succeeded by||Hugh Horner|
|Constituency||Lac Ste. Anne|
|Born||December 11, 1908|
|Died||February 13, 1996(aged 87)|
|Political party||Social Credit|
William Patterson (December 11, 1908 – February 13, 1996) was a provincial politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1959 to 1967 sitting with the Social Credit caucus in government.
Political career 
Patterson ran for a seat to the Alberta Legislature in the electoral district of Lac Ste. Anne as a Social Credit candidate in the 1959 Alberta general election. He defeated incumbent Liberal MLA John Mills and two other candidates by a wide margin to pick up the district for his party and win his first term in office.