David L. Patterson was born 1873 in Peebles, Scottish Borders, Scotland, United Kingdom (Peeblesshire) to David Patterson (1837-1922) and Marion Gibson (1836-1914) and died 25 April 1960 Oamaru, Waitaki District, Otago Region, New Zealand of unspecified causes.
Succeeded his father as manager of Oamaru Woollen Mills 1916-1947; succeeded by his own unmarried son Brian. See "Spinning Yarns". His other children moved north to Canterbury, Marlborough, Nelson, and Auckland, and David L's three married sons left children and grandchildren.
In 1926 David L was the householder at 43 Ouse street, Oamaru. From 1929 to 1942 he was at 38 Ouse Street.
|Offspring of David L. Patterson and Katharine (Kitty) Robinson (1885-1978) ¢|
|David Moore (Pat) Patterson (1910-2001)||24 October 1910 Christchurch, Canterbury Region, New Zealand||Joyce Johnston Owen Blakely (1916-1997)|
|Jack Gibson Patterson (1912-c2002)||23 May 1912 Oamaru, Waitaki District, Otago, New Zealand||2002 New Zealand||Joan Violet Gale (1918-2004)|
|Brian Wallace Patterson (1914-1960)|
|Kenneth Hardie Patterson (1919-c1990)||1 October 1919 Oamaru, Waitaki District, Otago, New Zealand||1990||Joan Margaret Holmes (1920-1983)|
|Marion *Wendy* Patterson (1924-2010)|