Born in Illinois on Aug. 13, 1890. During the 1920s Patterson worked as an artist in Oakland and by 1930 he was employed at the post office. He died there on Jan. 27, 1975.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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