M. BRECKINRIDGE PATTERSON

The late Marvin Breckinridge Patterson  is a cousin of Mary Breckinridge. She served as the first Courier for the Frontier Nursing Service in 1928. Through the suggestion of Mrs. Breckinridge, Patterson produced the 1931 FNS silent film, The Forgotten Frontier.  She also served on the Board of Directors for FNS for many years and hosted several Derby parties as a fundraiser for Frontier at her Washington, D.C. Home.  Mrs. Patterson died in 2002.