GENERAL LEROY VERNON PATCH
Who's Who in Finance and Banking, A Biographical Dictionary of Contemporaries
Edited By John William Leonard, 1920-1922, Page 523
State Capital, Boise; res. Payette, Idaho. Financier; b. Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, Oct., 1876; s. Joseph T. and Mary E. (Vernon) Patch; grad. Nebraska State Univ., 1898: Kappa Sigma; m. Ernestine W. Tabor: children: Vernon, Ernest. Oliver and Allerton. Constructed Patch Co., Operative Canal, Owyhee County; founder and pres. Payette Heights Irrigation Company; sec. and mgr. Idaho Canning Co.: sec. Payette Flour Milling Co., Rex Spray Co.;
dir. First National Bank, Payette, Idaho. Member Idaho State Legislature, 10th session, from Canyon County, Adjutant-General. State of Idaho, 1913-1914. Member Payette City Council. Chmn. National Military Affairs Committee, National Convention, American Legion. Served with Second Idaho Infantry, 1916; grad. U.S. Artillery School of Fire, Fort Sill. 1917; commanding officer. American Military Depot at Blois, France, 1918: 146th Field Artillery until end of war. Brigadier General. U. S. Army Reserve Corps. Pres. Idaho State Poultry and Pet Stock Association; dir. Idaho State Dairymen's Assn., Idaho League of Commercial Clubs; sec. Payette Board of Education. Member Sons of American Revolution. Elk. Club: Commercial (sec).