March 6th, 2009
ALBERT E. PATTERSON
Albert E. Patterson was born at Watsontown on December 13, 1907 to George A. and May (Barnfield) Patterson.
Albert Patterson was the first citizen to hold the title Mayor of Watsontown. He was sworn into office as Mayor on January 2, 1962 and served 4 years concluding at the end of 1965.
Albert Patterson married Claire Evelyn Koch on June 7, 1940 by Rev. Malcolm V. Mussina of the Methodist Church. They had one son, Michael Edward born August 25, 1944. Mr. Patterson died on March 11, 1999 and was buried at Watsontown Cemetery. Mrs. Patterson died on May 9, 2001 and was buried next to her husband.