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Free Genealogy Biography of John D. Pattison
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John D. Pattison

John D. Pattison, of the firm of Cline & Pattison, hardware merchants, North Topeka, was born in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, in May, 1842. After completing his education he was engaged in teaching in his native State until 1867, when he removed to Lawrence, Kansas, where he taught for one year, afterward being employed as a teacher at Valley Falls until 1870 when he discontinued teaching and settled on a farm west of Topeka, a short distance, living there until the spring of 1881, when he engaged in the hardware business.

He served in Company D, Two Hundred and Sixth Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, 206th Regiment, from September, 1864 until the close of the war.

Mr. Pattison was married January 13, 1870, to Miss Mattie E. Sharp, of Indiana County, Pennsylvania. They have two sons and two daughters all living with their parents in North Topeka.

Source: History of the State of Kansas; William G. Cutler; A.T. Andreas, Chicago, IL; 1883

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