Gilbert B. Patterson

Gilbert Brown Patterson (* May 29, 1863 in Maxton, Robeson County, North Carolina; † January 26, 1922 ) was an American politician. Between 1903 and 1907 he represented the state of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Gilbert Patterson visited the Shoe Heel Academy and the Laurinburg High School and then studied until 1886 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After a subsequent law degree in 1890 and its recent approval as a lawyer, he started in Maxton to work in this profession. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career. Between 1899 and 1901, Patterson sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from North Carolina.

In the congressional elections of 1902 he was in the sixth constituency of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of John Dillard Bellamy on March 4, 1903. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1907 two legislative sessions. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives Gilbert Patterson practiced as a lawyer again. He died on 26 January 1922 in Maxton.