Charles Emory Patton
Patton was born in Curwensville, Pennsylvania and attended the common schools. He graduated from Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in 1878 and engaged in the lumber business. He owned and operated the Curwensville Electric Co., and then engaged in the construction contracting business. He was director of the Curwensville National Bank, a member of the school board, serving as president, and a member of the city council, and served as burgess.
He was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-second and Sixty-third Congresses, serving from March 4, 1911 to March 3, 1915. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1914. He was appointed secretary of agriculture for the State of Pennsylvania October 15, 1915, and served in this capacity until January 22, 1920.
- United States Congress. "Charles E. Patton (id: P000136)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- The Political Graveyard
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