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William Burr Patterson

William Burr Patterson, American lawyer. Recipient certified of accomplishment George William College, Downers Grove, Illinois, 1968, resolution of gratitude New Castle City Council, 1970, advanced study award Brookings Institution, Washington, 1977.

Background

Patterson, William Burr was born on May 9, 1935 in New Castle, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert Emerson and Beryle Philora (Holmes) Patterson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Slippery Rock State University, 1957. Juris Doctor, Ohio Northern University, 1986.

Career

Executive director New Castle Redevelopment Authority, 1965-1970. Director program development Housing and Urban Development, Washington, 1970-1971, area director Philadelphia, 1971-1973. Executive vice president Town Consultant, Inc., Pittsburgh, 1973-1974.

District director region III Small Business Administration, Philadelphia, 1974-1979. Director law placement College Law Ohio Northern University, Ada, 1986-1987. Private practice Mars, Pennsylvania, since 1987.

Religion

The Gospel of Christ shows the essential steps that one must take to attain the goal of salvation.

Views

The demands of modern life may leave someone stressed and overloaded, or isolated and feeling useless. Be persistent, and success will be definitely achieved.

Membership

Member Minority Business Opportunity Commission, Philadelphia, 1974-1979, chairman 1978. Member New Castle Charter Study Commission, 1965. Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Lawrence County Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association Lodges: Masons, Shriners.

Connections

Married Audrey Lou White, November 28, 1957. Children: William Burr Junior, Beryle A. Patterson Sverdlin, Robert L.

Politics

The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.