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Photo credit:

McAtee, William, comp. Souvenir: Portraits and Biographies of the Members of the Legislature of Pennsylvania and Heads of Departments, Session of 1895. Harrisburg, Pa.: The Roshon Portrait Company, 1895.



Session Position District Party
1895-1896 Republican
1897-1898 Republican
 Counties   Cambria


02/16/1845 - 05/21/1901

PATTERSON, Samuel Dunkle, a Representative from Cambria County; born, February 16, 1845 in Greene Township, Indiana County, Pa.; private, Company F, 67th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1862-1865, Civil War; prisoner of war, 1864-1865); shoemaker; teacher; school director (4 years); saw mill engineer; school assessor (13 years); farmer; enumrator, United States Census, Cambria County (1890); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1895 and 1897 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1899 term; died, May 21, 1901 in Indiana County, Pennsylvania; interred, Mount Hermon Cemetery, Ebensburg, Cambria County, Pennsylvania.