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  Patterson, Jerry M.
NameJerry M. Patterson
Huntington Beach, California , United States
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Born October 25, 1934
Died Still Living (80 years)
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InfoRepresentative from California; born in El Paso, El Paso County, Tex., October 25, 1934; attended public schools in Tucson, Ariz.; B.A., California State, Long Beach, 1960; J.D., UCLA Law School, 1966; graduate work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1960-1963; admitted to the California bar in 1967 and commenced practice in Santa Ana; served in the United States Coast Guard, 1953-1957; city attorney, Placentia, Calif., 1973-1975; city councilman for Santa Ana, 1969-1973; mayor, Santa Ana, 1973-1975; delegate, Democratic National Conventions, 1976, 1980, and 1984; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1985); chairman, Select Committee on Committees (Ninety-sixth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for election to the Ninety-ninth Congress; visiting professor, graduate center for public policy and administration, California State University, Long Beach, 1986 to present; resumed the practice of law in Costa Mesa, Calif., in 1986; city attorney, Cypress, Calif., 1987 to present; is a resident of Huntington Beach, Calif.


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