Pueblo County, Colorado

Contributed by Karen Mitchell.

Mr. Patton has been many years in Colorado, and is now a prominent citizen and attorney of Pueblo. He was born in Fayette County, Penn.. January 13, 1846. His parents moved in 1851 to Mount Pleasant, Iowa, where he received his education, which was first-class. He came West when but seventeen years of age, in 1863. For a number of years he lived in different parts of Colorado, mining most of the time, and in 1869, he returned to Mount Pleasant, Iowa, for the purpose of reading law. He graduated in the Law Department of Wesleyan University at Mount Pleasant, and was admitted to the bar in 1872. He practiced for a short time in Iowa, and in the spring of 1873, he came to Pueblo, Colo., where he located, and has since engaged in the practice of his profession. He was elected Superintendent of Public Schools for the county of Pueblo in December, 1877, and was re-elected to the same office, which he now holds, in December, 1879. He has recently associated himself in business with Mr. D. F. Urmy. The firm of Patton & Urmy have an excellent law practice in Pueblo and adjoining counties. They also deal considerably in real estate. Mr. Patton is one of the enterprising and best established citizens of Pueblo. He was married October 21, 1875, to Miss Ada L. Glisan, of Mount Pleasant, Iowa.  History of the Arkansas Valley, Colorado O L Baskin & Co., Chicago, 1881

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