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George S. Patton


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1894 Democratic CD-06 11693 Loss
11-07-1916 Democratic Senate1 277852 Loss

Candidate Biography:

George Smith Patton Sr.
Birthname: George William Patton (changed in 1868)

Born: September 30, 1856 in Charleston, Virginia [now West Virginia]
Married: Ruth Wilson (Daughter of B. D. Wilson)
Children: George Jr. and Anne
Died: June 10, 1927 in Lake Vinyard, CA

1877: City Attorney, City of Pasadena
1886-1887: District Attorney, Los Angeles County
1920s: Mayor, City of San Marino

  • Patton's father was CSA Colonel George S. Patton who died during the Civil War. His son was General George S. Patton Jr., served as a major US Army commander during World War II. His grandson, Major General George Patton IV, who served in the Korean War and Vietnam War.
  • PLACENAME: George S. Patton Continuation High School, located in Harbor City, is named for the Army General, not the District Attorney. There is also a Patton Elementary in Garden Grove, CA.