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Charles Howard Patterson

Charles Howard Patterson, American social worker. Member 23d Regiment, New York National Guard, 9 years Trustee First Unitarian Church, New Orleans.; Member American Unitarian Association (executive president), Alpha Delta Phi.; Mason.

Background

  • Patterson, Charles Howard was born on March 7, 1859 in New York City. Son of Henry Augustus and Eleanor Simons (Wright) Patterson.

  • Education

    • Student College City of New York 3 years (no-graduate).

    Career

    • Went from New York to New Orleans, Louisiana, 1906, as manager Columbia Shade Cloth Company. Gave up commercial business for social work, 1911. Was director Charity Organisation Society of New Orleans 17 years, executive secretary 14 years.

      Formerly director, later secretary Legal Aid Society. President Southern Unitarian Conference 5 years. Now secretary Prison Reform Association of Louisiana.

      Vice chairman Louisiana State Board of Charities and Corrections. Director American Prison Association, Orleans Anti-Tuberculosis League.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member 23d Regiment, New York National Guard, 9 years Trustee First Unitarian Church, New Orleans. Member American Unitarian Association (executive president), Alpha Delta Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Elizabeth Heitkamp, of New York City, May 21, 1884. Children: Howard Suydam Henry Augustus (deceased), Elizabeth Heitkamp (Mistress.
    • father: Henry Augustus Patterson
    • mother: Eleanor Simons (Wright) Patterson
    • spouse: Mary Elizabeth Heitkamp
    • children: Howard Suydam Henry Augustus Patterson (deceased)
    • Elizabeth Heitkamp (Mrs Patterson
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    Born March 7, 1859
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