Grady Patterson

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Grady Patterson
South Carolina State Treasurer
In office
January 3, 1998 – January 3, 2006
Preceded by Richard Eckstrom
Succeeded by Thomas Ravenel
In office
January 3, 1966 – January 3, 1994
Preceded by Jefferson Bates
Succeeded by Richard Eckstrom
Personal details
Born January 13, 1924
Died December 7, 2009(2009-12-07) (aged 85)
Political party Democratic
Alma mater University of South Carolina (B.A., J.D.)
Occupation Military Officer
Politician
Religion Christian
Awards Air Force Distinguished Service Medal
Military service
Allegiance United States
Service/branch South Carolina Air National Guard
Years of service 1946–1984
Rank US-O9 insignia.svg Lieutenant General

Grady Leslie Patterson, Jr. (January 13, 1924 – December 7, 2009) was the South Carolina State Treasurer and a United States Air Force Lieutenant General.[1]

Born in Calhoun Falls, South Carolina, Patterson graduated from University of South Carolina. He served in World War II and was State Treasurer of South Carolina for thirty-seven years.[2]

In 2006, he was defeated for reelection by Republican Thomas Ravenel.

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