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Patrick Thomson Caffery (born July 6, 1932, in St. Mary Parish, Louisianamarker) is a retired Louisianamarker politician and former United States Representative from Louisiana's 3rd congressional district.

Caffery, the grandson of U.S. Senator Donelson Caffery, grew up in Franklinmarker, the seat of St. Mary Parishmarker. An Eagle Scout, he was selected in 1950 in a nationwide competition by the Boy Scouts of America to present a State of the Nation report in the White House to U.S. President Harry S. Truman. He graduated from Southwestern Louisiana Institute (now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette) in 1955, having been awarded a music scholarship and having been chosen as coronet soloist with the SLI Stage Band . He received a law degree from Louisiana State Universitymarker in Baton Rougemarker in 1956, where he served as managing editor of the Louisiana Law Review. He practiced law in New Iberiamarker, and was an assistant district attorney there. From 1964 to 1968, he was a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives.

Caffery defeated fellow Democrat Edwin E. Willis, a 20-year incumbent, and committee chairman, in the primary election in 1968. He was unopposed in the general election in both 1968 and 1970. He did not seek a third term in 1972, and returned to his law practice in New Iberia. His seat went Republican in the 1972 general election with the election of David C. Treen, a future governor of Louisiana, who had lost three House elections in the 1960s in another district.

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