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Malcolm Rice Patterson

Malcolm Rice Patterson, American governor.

Background

  • Patterson, Malcolm Rice was born on June 7, 1861 in Somerville, Alabama, United States. Son of Josiah and Josephine (Rice) Patterson.

  • Education

    • Studied at Vanderbilt University.

    Career

    • Admitted to bar, 1883, and practiced at Memphis. District attorney Shelby Company, Tennessee, 1894-1900. Elected 57th to 59th Congresses (1901-1907), 10th Tennessee District.

      Governor of Tennessee, 2 terms, 1907-1911. Now judge first Circuit Court, Shelby Company, Tennessee.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Connections

    • father: Josiah Patterson
    • mother: Josephine (Rice) Patterson
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    Died March 8, 1935
    (aged 73)
    Nationality