John Denniston Patton

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John Denniston Patton (November 28, 1829 – February 22, 1904) was a U.S. Representative from the state of Pennsylvania.

Patton was born in Indiana, Pennsylvania and attended public school there. He worked in a tannery for several years and then engaged in mercantile pursuits in his hometown. He was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth Congress, serving from March 4, 1883 to March 3, 1885. He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1884, after which he retired from public life. Patton died in Indiana, Pennsylvania and was interred in Oakland Cemetery there.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
James Mosgrove
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 25th congressional district

Succeeded by
Alexander C. White