General George Patton’s Granddaughter Helen Ayer Patton to Speak at the Brazosport Rotary Club Veteran’s Day Meeting
 
The Brazosport Rotary Club will welcome General George Patton’s Granddaughter, Helen Ayer Patton, at their weekly meeting inside the Lake Jackson Civic Center, Tuesday November 8, 2022, at noon. Rotarian Rod Hall is sponsoring her appearance, which is extremely generous. (Please make it a point to thank Rod when you see him)!
 
Rotary Veteran’s Day Meeting
Rotarians are known for their commitment to all who served in the U.S. armed forces. Please bring your friends, neighbors, and other veterans with you Tuesday so we can also honor and thank them.  
 
About Helen Ayer Patton
Helen Ayer Patton is the daughter of Maj. Gen. George S. Patton IV, and granddaughter of Third Army commander Gen. George S. Patton Jr. Born in Washington D.C.
 
Helen led the typical life of an Army "Brat" with multiple family moves to include Fort Walters, Rucker, Knox, and Hood as well as 3 tours to Germany. An amateur performer turned professional Helen began her career with the Department of Defense, singing for troops along the former East German border, Sinai Peninsula, and Thule Air Base in Greenland. She is a graduate of Catholic University and London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
Helen later received a full merit scholarship and an MFA in directing from Northwestern University.
 
Her family’s military heritage spans 300 years. Her ancestors also include Benjamin "Don Benito" Wilson, the first and mayor and deed holder of Los Angeles and Frederick Ayer, one of America's first business magnates whose wife Ellen Banning was a classical actress of the "belle époque." Helen's father the late Maj. Gen. George S. Patton, IV was even more highly decorated than his famous father. He fought in the Korean war, was wounded in Viet Nam. Patton IV led and trained leaders who would fight in Operation Desert Storm.
 
To learn more about Helen Ayer Patton please visit https://thepattonfoundation.org/