William Paterson (* April 1658 in Tinwald, Dumfriesshire; † 22. Januar 1719 in London) war ein schottischer Kaufmann, Autor und Politiker. Er war der Gründer der Bank of England und Initiator der gescheiterten schottischen Kolonie New Caledonia im mittelamerikanischen Darién .
Sir William Paterson (April 1658 - 22 January 1719) was a Scottish trader and banker. He was the founder of the Bank of England and was one of the main proponents of the catastrophic Darien scheme. Later he became an advocate of Union with England.
William Paterson, Irish-born American jurist, one of the framers of the U.S. Constitution, U.S. senator (1789–90), and governor of New Jersey (1790–93). He also served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1793 to 1806. Paterson immigrated to America with his family in 1747.
William Paterson (December 24, 1745 – September 9, 1806) was an American statesman, lawyer, jurist, and signer of the United States Constitution. He was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, the second governor of New Jersey, and a Founding Father of the United States.
William Patterson (Maryland businessman) (1752–1835), businessman and a founder of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad; William James Patterson (1838–1926), Commander-in-Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic; William Burns Paterson (1850–1915), educator and horticulturist; Spaceman Patterson (William Patterson), composer ...
William Paterson (* 24. Dezember 1745 in der Grafschaft Antrim , Irland ; † 9. September 1806 in Albany , New York ) war ein US-amerikanischer Staatsmann, einer der Unterzeichner der Verfassung sowie Richter am Supreme Court .
Abstract. This introductory chapter provides an overview of William L. Patterson's ultimate vision, his socialist project. Patterson was a self-proclaimed revolutionary who sought to abolish capitalism and install socialism in a step-by-step process that involved the continuous struggle for expansion of democratic rights.