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  Patman, William "Bill"
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameWilliam "Bill" Patman
Address
Ganado, Texas , United States
EmailNone
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Born March 26, 1927
DiedDecember 09, 2008 (81 years)
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifedRBH
May 25, 2016 05:11pm
Tags U.S. Marine Corps - Methodist -
Infoborn in Texarkana, Bowie County, Tex., March 26, 1927; attended the public schools of Texarkana and Washington, D.C.; graduated from Kemper Military School, Boonville, Mo., 1944; B.B.A., University of Texas, Austin, 1953, and LL.B., 1953; served in the United States Marine Corps, private first class, 1945-1946, and United States Air Force Reserve, captain, 1953-1966; diplomatic courier, United States Foreign Service, 1949-1950; admitted to the Texas bar in 1953 and was legal examiner, Texas Railroad Commission, 1953-1955; commenced the private practice of law in 1955; city attorney, Ganado, 1955-1960; served in the Texas senate, 1961-1980; delegate, Texas State Democratic conventions, 1960-1978; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-seventh and Ninety-eighth Congresses (January 3, 1981-January 3, 1985); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-ninth Congress; is a resident of Ganado, Tex.


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Dec 10, 2008 04:00pm Obituary Former [TX] Congressman and state Sen. Bill Patman dies at 81  Article DFWDem 

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Importance? 7.00000 Average

FAMILY
Wife Carrin Patman 00, 0000-
Father Wright Patman 1893-1976

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RACES
  11/06/1984 TX District 14 Lost 48.70% (-2.61%)
  11/02/1982 TX District 14 Won 60.65% (+22.03%)
  11/04/1980 TX District 14 Won 56.77% (+13.54%)
  06/07/1980 TX District 14 - D Runoff Won 51.58% (+3.15%)
  05/03/1980 TX District 14 - D Primary Won 35.26% (+3.93%)
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