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Embree Cemetery ~ Henry Richard Patterson ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Henry Richard Patterson
LAST NAME: Patterson FIRST NAME: Henry MIDDLE NAME: Richard NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME:  AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
GENDER: M TITLE: 
BORN: 2 Jan 1886 DIED: 25 Jul 1971 BURIED:  (Embree Cemetery)
OCCUPATION:  Forestry Professor at Oregon State University
BIRTH PLACE:  Independence, Polk Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Corvallis, Benton Co., Oregon
NOTES: 
Name of father Henry Richard Patterson Sr
Maiden name of mother Minnie Hedges
[Note - grandparents were Francis & Caroline Patterson and David & Amanda Hedges, all of whom are buried at Hilltop cemetery; his father was a younger brother of Oregon governor Isaac L. Patterson]
1900 OR CENSUS - Henry R. Patterson, age 14, b. Jan 1886 in Oregon, is enumerated with Henry B., age 39, occupation US customhouse weigher, b. Jan 1861 in Oregon, and his wife of 16 years, Minnie E., age 36, mother of 2, b. Oregon, along with Francis, age 10, b. Jan 1890 in Oregon.  Also enumerated with the family is Pink C., age 29, identified as brother [of Henry], occupation shipping clerk, b. Sep 1870 in Oregon.
DEATH CERTIFICATE: 
OSBH DC (Benton County) #0974
OBITUARY: 
H.R. Patterson, 85, of Corvallis died July 25 in a Corvallis nursing home. 
Born in Independence, Patterson graduated from the University of Oregon and moved to Corvallis in 1920. He was head of the forestry department at Oregon State University from 1923 to 1951 when he retired. Patterson was a member of Good Samaritan Episcopal church, the Elks Lodge and the Society of American Foresters. 
Survivors include several distant relatives. 
Services were July 29 in Good Samaritan Episcopal church in Corvallis with the Rev. Charles Neville officiating. Interment was in Embree cemetery near Dallas. McHenry Funeral home was in charge of arrangements. The family suggests contributions to Good Samaritan Episcopal church.
Itemizer Observer (Thurs) 5 Aug 1971
INSCRIPTION: 
Henry Richard Patterson
1886 - 1971
(shares marker with Frank)
SOURCES: 
Branigar Survey
Saucy Survey & Photographs
ODI
1900 OR CENSUS (Multnomah Co., Portland, ED 74, sheet 3A)
IO 5 Aug 1971
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