Courtesy of the U.S. House of Representatives:
Representative from California; born in Norfolk, Madison County, Nebraska, November 25, 1924; attended the public schools; graduated from Riverside (Calif.) Junior College in 1947, the University of California at Berkeley in 1949, and the Hastings College of Law at San Francisco in 1953; passed the bar and began the practice of law in Riverside, Calif.; served in the United States Coast Guard, 1943-1945, as a radioman; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-eighth Congress (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1965); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress; resumed the practice of law; died in Long Beach, Calif., July 18, 1968; interment in Arlington National Cemetery.
- Martin, Patrick Minor
- Born 25 November 1924, Died. 19 July 1968
- US Coast Guard, RM3,
- Res: Riverside, CA,
- Section 13, Grave 14684-F, buried 22 July 1968
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
Reviewed by: Michael Howard