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Jerry Patterson's Biography
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Wife: Jennifer; 4 Children: Samantha, Cole, Emily, Travis
BA, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1969
Commissioner of the General Land Office, State of Texas, 2002-present
Experience, Senator, Texas State Senate, District 11, 1993-1998
Candidate, Texas State Lieutenant Governor, 2014
Senator, Texas State Senate District 11, District 11, 1983-1998
Former Chair, Veteran Affairs Committee, Texas State Senate
Former State Relations Director, American Red Cross
Experience, Former Employee Benefits Consultant/Group Health Insurance Agent
Experience, Former Naval Flight Officer, Vietnam, United States Marine Corps
Experience, Lieutenant Colonel, Vietnam, Marine Corps Reserve, 1993
Lieutenant Colonel, Marine Corps Reserve, retired
Former Naval Flight Officer, United States Marine Corps, Vietnam
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, American Legion
Member, Boy Scouts of America
Experience, Member, Bethany Lutheran Church
Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
Member, Vietnam Veterans of America
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