Served as mayor: December 1, 1907–November 30, 1909
John Christopher Patrick was born in York County, South Carolina, to Robert and Mary Blair Patrick. He became a well-known dentist in the Kings Mountain area. He served as alderman for the town for four years. He suffered with cancer on his face for four years, which eventually led to his having to stay confined to his home for nearly a year prior to his death.
Dr. J.C. Patrick was married to his wife, Nellie Brown Patrick, for only eight years, before he passed away. The couple had no children.
Dr. John Christopher Patrick passed away at the age of 42.