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John Malcolm Patterson
44th Governor of Alabama
In office
January 19, 1959 – January 14, 1963
Lieutenant Albert Boutwell
Preceded by Jim Folsom
Succeeded by George Wallace
Attorney General of Alabama
In office
January 17, 1955 – January 19, 1959
Governor Jim Folsom
Preceded by Bernard Sykes
Succeeded by MacDonald Gallion
Personal details
Born September 27, 1921 (1921-09-27) (age 98)
Goldville, Alabama, U.S.
Political party Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Mary Jo McGowin
Alma mater University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service United States Army seal United States Army
Years of service 1939–1945
Rank US-O4 insignia.svg Major
Battles/wars World War II
Korean War

John Malcolm Patterson (born September 27, 1921) is a retired American politician. He was the 44th Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama.[1] He served as governor from 1959 to 1963. Patterson was a member of the Democratic Party.

Patterson was born in Goldville, Alabama.