Edward Worthington PATTISON, Congress, NY (1932-1990)


PATTISON, Edward Worthington, a Representative from New York; born in Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y., April 29, 1932; graduated from Albany (N.Y.) Academy, 1949; A.B., Cornell University, Ithaca, 1953; LL.B., same university, 1957; admitted to the New York bar in 1957 and commenced practice in Troy; served in the United States Army, 1954-1956; served as Rensselaer County (N.Y.) treasurer, 1970-1975; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1970 to the Ninety-second Congress; unsuccessful candidate for Rensselaer County Executive, 1973; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth and to the Ninety-fifth Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1979); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1978 to the Ninety-sixth Congress; was a resident of West Sand Lake, N.Y., until his death there on August 22, 1990.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present