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MATTHEWS (Soundex M320) — See also BYTHEWOOD, CARTHEW, HATHEWAY, HEWSON, HEWSTON, MATHEW, MATHEWS, MATHEWSON, MATHUES, MATOS, MATTHEA, MATTHEEUSSEN, MATTHEI, MATTHES, MATTHESON, MATTHEUS, MATTHEW, MATTHEWSON, MATTOS, THEW, TRETHEWAY, TRETHEWEY.

  MATTHEWS: See also Alanson Cooper Bailey — William Matthews Blackford — Thomas Lindsay Blanton — Harrison Blodget — John McKay Byrd — Allen Daniel Candler — James Harlan Cleveland, Jr. — Paul Matthews Cleveland — Charles Robert Coombs — William Clyde Graham — Edward Patrick Hagan — John Hannan — Charles Edmund Hannan — Thomas William Hardwick — William Howard Harsha, Jr. — Oren Tracy Hayes — Archibald Marshall Hayes — Hallett C. Johnson — Spencer Matthews King — Charles Louis Latham — William Baxter Lee — Harold Whitney Mason — David Meade Massie — Thomas Lloyd Posey — Samuel Matthews Robertson — E. Matthews Steele — Harrison Matthews Symmes, Jr. — Charles Herbert Traubert — Robert Lee Vann — Samuel Matthews Vauclain — Stanley Matthews Wheeler
  Matthews, (need first name) — of Passaic County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, A. D. — of near Alum Creek, Lincoln County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 7th District, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Matthews, A. F. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Al — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Lawyer; candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Allen S. — of Fort Covington, Franklin County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Franklin County, 1892-94. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Ambrose M. — of Orange Valley, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Andrew James — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Matthews, Ann — Republican. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 31st District, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Matthews, Archibald H. — of New Hampton, Belknap County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from New Hampton, 1948; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from New Hampton, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Asa C. — of Pittsfield, Pike County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1884; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Asa T. — of Oakland, Garrett County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Ben C. — of South Carolina. Born in South Carolina. U.S. Vice Consul in Antofagasta, 1917-27; La Guaira, as of 1929-34. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Ben R. — of Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Bennie V. — of La Marque, Galveston County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Matthews, Bettye — of Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Matthews, Billy See Donald Ray Matthews
  Matthews, Blaine Ewing — of Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Brian — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 25th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Matthews, Bud See Martin Matthews, Jr.
  Matthews, Buell Lyon (b. 1862) — also known as Buell L. Matthews — of Gasconade County, Mo.; Clayton, St. Louis County, Mo. Born in Bland, Gasconade County, Mo., March 11, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; Gasconade County Prosecuting Attorney; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1889-92, 1911-12 (Gasconade County 1889-92, St. Louis County 1st District 1911-12); member of Missouri state senate 25th District, 1897-1904. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, August 8, 1887, to Mary A. Helms.
  Matthews, Burnita Shelton (1894-1988) — Born in Burnell, Claiborne County, Miss., December 28, 1894. U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia, 1949-68; took senior status 1968. Female. Died in Washington, D.C., April 25, 1988 (age 93 years, 119 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Matthews, C. E. — of Webb City, Jasper County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Carey — of Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Democrat. Member of Florida state house of representatives, 1968; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Matthews, Charles (1856-1932) — of New Castle, Lawrence County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1856. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 24th District, 1911-13; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916. Died in 1932 (age about 76 years). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, New Castle, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Matthews, Charles — of Pilot Mountain, Surry County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Charles A. — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1952 (alternate), 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Charles M. — of Gasconade County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Gasconade County, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Charles R. — of Franklin County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Franklin County, 1904-07. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Charles R. — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Republican. Texas railroad commissioner; elected 1994, 2000; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Matthews, Charles W. — of Berrien County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Berrien County 1st District; elected 1914; defeated, 1916, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Christian F. (1896-1971) — of Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich. Born in Michigan, 1896. Republican. Lawyer; Macomb County Prosecuting Attorney, 1923-26; member of Michigan state senate 11th District, 1935-38. Died in 1971 (age about 75 years). Burial location unknown.
Claude Matthews Matthews, Claude (1845-1898) — of Indiana. Born in Bath County, Ky., December 14, 1845. Democrat. Farmer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1876; secretary of state of Indiana, 1891-93; Governor of Indiana, 1893-97. Suffered a stroke while making a speech in Veedersburg, Ind., and died three days later, April 28, 1898 (age 52 years, 135 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Clinton, Ind.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of James Whitcomb (1795-1852).
  Political family: Whitcomb-Matthews family of Ohio.
  The town of Matthews, Indiana, is named for him.
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  Matthews, Cynthia M. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 26th District, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Matthews, Dave — of Floyd County, Ind. Republican. Chair of Floyd County Republican Party, 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Matthews, David R. — of Arkansas. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Matthews, Deborah R. — of Worthington, Franklin County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Matthews, Donald Ray (1907-1997) — also known as Donald R. Matthews; Billy Matthews — of Gainesville, Alachua County, Fla. Born in Micanopy, Alachua County, Fla., October 3, 1907. Democrat. School teacher and principal; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1935; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1952; U.S. Representative from Florida 8th District, 1953-67. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Lions; Kiwanis; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Moose; Pi Gamma Mu; Tau Kappa Alpha; Sigma Phi Epsilon. Died in Gainesville, Alachua County, Fla., October 26, 1997 (age 90 years, 23 days). Interment at Hawthorne Cemetery, Hawthorne, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of D. H. Matthews and Flora A. Matthews; married 1941 to Sara Lewis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Matthews, Dora H. — of Royersford, Montgomery County, Pa. Republican. Acting postmaster at Royersford, Pa., 1929-30. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, E. J. — of Dawson, Terrell County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, E. W. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1888 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Edgar — of Royersford, Montgomery County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Royersford, Pa., 1910-14, 1923-29. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Edwin A. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1902, 1904; member of Connecticut Prohibition Party State Central Committee, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Elmer M. — of Essex County, N.J. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1958-63; candidate for New Jersey state senate from Essex County, 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  Matthews, Eugene M. — of Winnebago County, Wis. Prohibition candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Winnebago County 3rd District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Eugene T. — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly, 1964 (Queens County 2nd District), 1965 (36th District). Still living as of 1965.
  Matthews, Francis Patrick (1887-1952) — also known as Francis P. Matthews — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Albion, Boone County, Neb., March 15, 1887. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1948, 1952; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1949-51; U.S. Ambassador to Ireland, 1951-52. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Columbus; Rotary. Died in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., October 18, 1952 (age 65 years, 217 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Omaha, Neb.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Matthews, Frank — of Oklahoma. Democrat. Candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Oklahoma Territory, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Mrs. Frank — of Mansfield, DeSoto Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Matthews, Fred S. — of North Vernon, Jennings County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Matthews, Freeman See Harrison Freeman Matthews
  Matthews, Gary L. (b. 1938) — Born in 1938. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Malta, 1985. Still living as of 1997.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Matthews, George, Jr. — of Georgia. Judge of Mississippi territorial supreme court, 1805. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, George — of Meridian Township, Ingham County, Mich. Supervisor of Meridian Township, Michigan, 1842. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, George H. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 4th District, 1925-26. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, George W. — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1952, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Glenn D. (d. 1937) — Lawyer. Member, American Bar Association. Died April 27, 1937. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Gloria — of Corning, Steuben County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Matthews, H. Freeman See Harrison Freeman Matthews
  Matthews, Harrison Freeman (1899-1986) — also known as H. Freeman Matthews — of Baltimore, Md.; Washington, D.C. Born in Baltimore, Md., May 26, 1899. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Sweden, 1947-50; Netherlands, 1953-57; Austria, 1957-62. Died in Washington, D.C., October 19, 1986 (age 87 years, 146 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Clay Matthews and Bertha (Freeman) Matthews; married, September 15, 1925, to Elizabeth Luke (died 1955); married, April 24, 1957, to Helen Skouland (died 1966); married, July 8, 1967, to Elizabeth H. Bluntshli.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Matthews, Harry — Socialist. Candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 34th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Harry L. — of Titusville, Crawford County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Henry A. (born c.1827) — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn., about 1827. Democrat. Manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Waterbury, 1863-64, 1880-81; mayor of Waterbury, Conn., 1884-86; member of Connecticut state senate 5th District, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Henry B. — of Johnstown, Fulton County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Johnstown, N.Y., 1838-41, 1843-49. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Isaac B. — of Columbia, Brown County, S.Dak. Democrat. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, J. A. — of Texas City, Galveston County, Tex. Candidate for mayor of Texas City, Tex., 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, J. B. — of Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, J. E. F. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, J. H. — of Windsor, Bertie County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Bertie County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, J. H. — of Winfield, Putnam County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Putnam County Democratic Party, 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, J. L. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, J. P. — of Somerville, Fayette County, Tenn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, J. R. — of Menomonie, Dunn County, Wis. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, J. S. — of Athens, McMinn County, Tenn. Postmaster at Athens, Tenn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Jack — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Constitutional Democratic candidate for Michigan state senate 18th District, 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, James — of Sullivan County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Sullivan County, 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, James — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Mayor of Akron, Ohio, 1865-66. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, James — of Passaic County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1913. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, James — of Indiana. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, James — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, James — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Matthews, James J. — of Arlington, Arlington County, Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Matthews, James M., Sr. — of Wesson, Copiah County, Miss. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, James N. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, James R. (born c.1949) — of Lower Gwynedd, Montgomery County, Pa. Born about 1949. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Matthews, John — of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Fayetteville, 1824-25. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, John A., Sr. — of Newark, Essex County, N.J.; South Orange, Essex County, N.J. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1913; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1948 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, John Aaron (b. 1876) — also known as John A. Matthews — of Townsend, Broadwater County, Mont.; Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minn., February 1, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; Broadwater County Attorney, 1903-13; district judge in Montana 4th District, 1913-16; justice of Montana state supreme court, 1919-31; appointed 1919. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Woodmen. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thaddeus LeGrand Matthews and Katheryn (Pryse) Matthews; married, November 8, 1899, to Mabel Rollins.
  Matthews, John C. — of Spring Hope, Nash County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1908 (alternate), 1912, 1924 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, John C. — of Spring Hope, Nash County, N.C. Republican. Chair of Nash County Republican Party, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, John H. — of California. Member of California state assembly, 1862-63, 1881-85, 1887-89, 1893-95 (26th District 1862-63, 6th District 1881-85, 68th District 1887-89, 59th District 1893-95). Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, John J. — of Union County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, John J. — of Hunterdon County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hunterdon County, 1909-11. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, John S. — Constitutional candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 13th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Matthews, John T. (born c.1860) — of Ithaca, Gratiot County, Mich. Born in Orange Township, Ionia County, Mich., about 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1907; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 29th Circuit, 1917. Presbyterian. Irish and German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Bernard Matthews and Rachael D. (Smith) Matthews; married 1886 to Mary Roberts.
  Matthews, John W. — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Lawyer; Whitman County Prosecuting Attorney; mayor of Pullman, Wash., 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, John W. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Matthews, John W. — of New York. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Matthews, John Wesley, Jr. — also known as John W. Matthews, Jr. — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives 94th District, 1981-82; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Matthews, Joseph B. — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Queens County 2nd District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Joseph W. (1812-1862) — of Mississippi. Born near Huntsville, Madison County, Ala., 1812. Member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1840-44; member of Mississippi state senate, 1844-48; Governor of Mississippi, 1848-50. Died in Palmetto, Fulton County, Ga., August 27, 1862 (age about 50 years). Interment a private or family graveyard, Benton County, Miss.
  Matthews, Lee M. — of Central Falls, Providence County, R.I. Mayor of Central Falls, R.I., 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Matthews, Leo F. — of Brackenridge, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Brackenridge, Pa., 1934-38 (acting, 1934-35). Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Leodis Clyde (born c.1949) — also known as Leodis C. Matthews — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born about 1949. Lawyer; Honorary Consul for Liechtenstein in Los Angeles, Calif., 2007-17. African ancestry. Still living as of 2017.
  Matthews, Luman F. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Margaret — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Matthews, Margaret E. — of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Matthews, Mark — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Matthews, Martin, Jr. — also known as Bud Matthews — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Matthews, Mason — of West Virginia. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Matthew — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Postmaster at Columbus, Ohio, 1813-14. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Maurice R. (1899-1951) — of Genesee County, Mich. Born in 1899. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Genesee County 2nd District, 1935-36; defeated, 1934, 1936. Died in 1951 (age about 52 years). Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Michael J. (b. 1934) — of Linwood, Atlantic County, N.J.; Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J. Born in Upland, Delaware County, Pa., January 7, 1934. Democrat. Candidate in primary for New Jersey state senate 2nd District, 1973; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 2nd District, 1974; member of New Jersey state house of assembly 2nd District, 1978-83; mayor of Atlantic City, N.J., 1982-84; recalled 1984; defeated, 1984. Indicted on March 27, 1984, on federal bribery and extortion charges, over his dealings with organized crime figures; a trial was started, but then he pleaded guilty to one count of extortion, and the other charges were dropped; sentenced to fifteen years in federal prison; released in 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Matthews, Michael J., Jr. — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 2nd District, 2002, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Matthews, Mussendine — of Iredell County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Iredell County, 1789-99, 1801-02. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Nathan, Jr. (1854-1927) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 28, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1888; mayor of Boston, Mass., 1891-95. Episcopalian. Died, of a pulmonary embolism, in Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 11, 1927 (age 73 years, 258 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Matthews, Nelson Edwin (1852-1917) — also known as Nelson E. Matthews — of Ottawa, Putnam County, Ohio. Born in Ohio, 1852. Republican. U.S. Representative from Ohio 5th District, 1915-17. Died in 1917 (age about 65 years). Interment at Fort Meigs Cemetery, Perrysburg, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Matthews, Oman — of Fredonia, Caldwell County, Ky. Republican. Candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives 11th District, 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Orus — of Ardmore, Montgomery County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Otto V. — of Avon, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Avon, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, P. B. — of Henderson, Henderson County, Ky. Mayor of Henderson, Ky., 1866-68. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Paul — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 136th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Matthews, Percy — Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Mississippi, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Philip — of Southampton, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Independent candidate for mayor of Southampton, N.Y., 1957. Still living as of 1957.
  Matthews, R. H. — of McAlester, Pittsburg County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, R. L. — of Monterey County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 3rd District, 1856-57. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, R. L. See Romulus Lee Matthews
  Matthews, Ralph G. — of Reading, Berks County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Richard C. — of Hampstead, Carroll County, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Matthews, Robert — of Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Matthews, Robert F., Jr. — of Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Matthews, Robert R. — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Queens County 3rd District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Robert W. — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Republican. Indiana Republican state chair, 1958; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Matthews, Romulus Lee (1870-1954) — also known as R. L. Matthews — of Montgomery, Fayette County, W.Va. Born in Buffalo, Putnam County, W.Va., September 28, 1870. Democrat. School teacher; pharmacist; banker; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Fayette County, 1929-34, 1937-42, 1945-50; candidate in primary for West Virginia state senate 9th District, 1934. Protestant. Member, Freemasons. Died in Montgomery, Fayette County, W.Va., December 16, 1954 (age 84 years, 79 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery, Red House, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Levi Walter Matthews (1845-1931) and Prudence Abigail (Williams) Matthews (1850-1940).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Matthews, Rufus — of Northfield Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Supervisor of Northfield Township, Michigan, 1835-37, 1842-44, 1845-46, 1850-53. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Russell — of Fayette County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Fayette County, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, S. J. — of Ukiah, Mendocino County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, S. S. — of Hazlehurst, Copiah County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, S. S. — of Mississippi. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Mississippi 7th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, S. V. — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. West Virginia Republican state chair, 1908-12. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, S. Wilkins — of Oak Hall, Accomack County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1920, 1928 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Samuel D. — of Franklin County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Franklin County, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Samuel J. — of Olyphant, Lackawanna County, Pa. Postmaster at Olyphant, Pa., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Sheryl Ann — of Auburn, King County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Matthews, Solomon S. — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Postmaster at Pontiac, Mich., 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Stanley (1824-1889) — of Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, July 21, 1824. Republican. State court judge in Ohio, 1851; member of Ohio state senate, 1856; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, 1858-61; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1877-79; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1881-89; died in office 1889. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., March 22, 1889 (age 64 years, 244 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Johnson Matthews (1788-1852) and Isabella (Brown) Matthews (1804-1877); married, February 15, 1843, to Mary Ann Black (1821-1885; sister-in-law of Harvey Magee Watterson); father of Jane Matthews (1860-1949; who married Horace Gray (1828-1902)) and Grace Elizabeth Matthews (1864-1933; who married James Harlan Cleveland); grandfather of James Harlan Cleveland, Jr.; great-grandfather of Joseph Wheeler Bloodgood; third cousin once removed of Carter Henry Harrison; third cousin twice removed of Carter Henry Harrison II.
  Political families: Gray-Matthews family of Boston, Massachusetts; Ewing-Matthews-Watterson-Harrison family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Matthews, Stanley E. — of Soda Springs, Caribou County, Idaho. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Thomas — of Colorado. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 4th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Thomas C. — of Lunenburg County, Va. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Lunenburg County, 1885-87. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Thomas M. — of Athens, Henderson County, Tex. Democrat. Postmaster at Athens, Tex., 1885-89, 1893-97. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Thomas R. — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Matthews, Tobias E. — U.S. Vice Consul in Rosario, as of 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Vincent See Vincent Mathews
  Matthews, Virgil E. — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 8th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Matthews, W. A. — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Georgia, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, W. J. — of Windle, Overton County, Tenn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, W. R. — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Mecklenburg County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Wilkins See S. Wilkins Matthews
  Matthews, Willard — of Haviland, Kiowa County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, William (1755-c.1808) — of Maryland. Born in Cecil County, Md., April 26, 1755. County judge in Maryland, 1778-86; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1786-89; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1789; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1797-99. Died in Cecil County, Md., about 1808 (age about 53 years). Interment in private or family graveyard.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Matthews, William B. — of Napa County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 10th District, 1859-60. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, William D. — Democrat. Oklahoma commissioner of charities and corrections; elected 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, William E., Jr. — of Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state senate from Kent County 1st District, 1935-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, William H. — of Brunswick, Glynn County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, William H. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1960, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Matthews, William N. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, William S. (b. 1847) — of Ohio. Born in Gallia County, Ohio, January 1, 1847. Republican. Secretary of Ohio Republican Party, 1891, 1895-96; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1890. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Grand Army of the Republic. Burial location unknown.
  Matthews, Wright — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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