Friday, December 29, 2006
Oregon Republican League: Elder Photos
Oregon Republican League:Republican League Register of Oregon, The Register Publishing Company, 1896, page 162.
PATTERSON, A. W., of Heppner, was born in Hendricks County, Indiana, in 1870, and came to Oregon in 1891, where he is associated with his brothers Otis W. and Orin L., in Publishing the Heppner Gazette and Long Creek Eagle. Upon the formation of the first Republican Club at Heppner, in 1892, he was elected president, and was re-elected in 1894. He began the organization of the other clubs until one had been formed in every precinct in the county. In 1894, 1895, and 1896 he was a delegate to the league. In 1894 he was chairman of the county convention and the county central committee, and in 1896 a delegate to the secretary of the Second District congressional convention. He is the Republican nominee for County Clerk of Morrow County.