PATTON, Alson C., educator; born Graham, N.C., Aug. 31, 1856; Irish-English descent; son of Alexander W. and Sarah (Freshwater) PATTON; educated Morrisville, N.C., graduated Morrisville, N.C., graduated Morrisville Academy, Morrisville (N.C.) in 1881; in early youth was a farmer; began business career later as a teacher; married Mary Lou BRIGANCE 1892; member I.O.O.F.; member of Methodist church; has been teaching school in Crockett Co., Tenn. since 1889.

Source: Who’s Who in Tennessee: A Biographical Reference Book of Notable Tennesseans of To-Day. Memphis: Paul & Douglas Co, 1911.

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