Roscoe C. Patterson

Roscoe Conkling Patterson ( born September 15, 1876 in Springfield, Missouri, † October 22, 1954 ibid ) was an American politician ( Republican), who represented the state of Missouri in both chambers of Congress.

Roscoe Patterson, who was by Roscoe Conkling, a U.S. Senator from New York, named, first attended public and private schools, and later the Drury College in Springfield, and finally the University of Missouri in Columbia. He made in 1897 at the Faculty of Law, Washington University in St. Louis its conclusion. In the same year he was admitted to the bar, after which he began practicing as a lawyer in Springfield.

From 1903 to 1907 Patterson worked as a prosecutor in Greene County. His political career began with the election to the House of Representatives of the United States, in which he entered on March 4, 1921 as a representative of the 7th Congressional District of Missouri. He spent a two-year term of office, but failed in the attempt to re-election at the Democrats Samuel C. Major and then worked again as a lawyer in Springfield.

In the presidential elections in 1924 Patterson sat for Missouri in the Electoral College, the incumbent Calvin Coolidge confirmed for another four years. In 1925 he moved to Kansas City; In the same year he was Attorney for the Western District of Missouri. This office he laid down in 1929, after he was elected U.S. Senator. After six years in office, he stepped down on 3 January 1935 again failed attempt of re-election to the Senate. He lost to Harry S. Truman, who later became U.S. president.

Patterson finished after his political career and focused on his work as a lawyer in Springfield, where he died in 1954.