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David Henry Patton (November 26, 1837 - January 17, 1914) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.

Born in Flemingsburg, Kentucky, Patton attended the Collegiate Institute, Waveland, Indiana. Enlisted in the Thirty-eighth Indiana Regiment in 1861 and was mustered out in July 1865, after having attained the rank of colonel. He was graduated from the Chicago Medical College in 1867 and practiced medicine in Remington, Indiana. Pension examiner at Remington 1886-1890. He served as delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1892 and 1900.

Patton was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second Congress (March 4, 1891-March 3, 1893). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1892. He moved to Woodward, Woodward County, Indian Territory (now Oklahoma), in 1893. He was appointed receiver of public lands for Oklahoma in 1893, and later resumed the practice of medicine. He served as member of the district board of health of Woodward, Oklahoma. He was appointed pension examiner at Woodward. He died in Otterbein, Indiana, on January 17, 1914. He was interred in Remington Cemetery, Remington, Indiana.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
William D. Owen
United States Representative for the 10th Congressional District of Indiana
1891 – 1893
Succeeded by
Thomas Hammond (politician)

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