Governor Paul L. Patterson's Administration
Summary of Records
The records of Governor Patterson consist of correspondence, extradition's, and executive clemency records. These records date from 1952 when Patterson succeeded McKay to the governship after McKay's resignation and go through 1956 upon his death in office.
The records of Patterson's office are predominately the incoming and outgoing administrative correspondence. Topics include education, natural resources, milk control, civil defense, Columbia Basin, Highway Commission, forest products, unemployment and legislation.