John Matthews (1885 - 1963)

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John Matthews
1885 - 1963
updated February 06, 2019
John Matthews was born on January 8, 1885. He died in September 1963 at 78 years old. We know that John Matthews had been residing in Pennsylvania.


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John Matthews died in September 1963 at 78 years old. He was born on January 8, 1885. We have no information about John's family or relationships. We know that John Matthews had been residing in Pennsylvania.
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In 1885, in the year that John Matthews was born, on June 17th, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor. Two hundred thousand people and hundreds of boats greeted the statue. It had to be assembled but that had to wait until the pedestal was completed the following April.

In 1897, when he was merely 12 years old, on March 4th, William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. He had beaten William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 election by 51% to 46.7% in the popular vote. Six months into his second term as President, McKinley was assassinated.

In 1928, he was 43 years old when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1958, at the age of 73 years old, John was alive when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1963, in the year of John Matthews's passing, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

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John Willie Matthews
around 1892 - Sep 26, 1915
John William Matthews
1888 - Oct 21, 1914
Mt Moraic, Australia
John William Matthews
around 1916 - Dec 7, 1942
John William Matthews
around 1915 - Nov 22, 1944
John William Matthews
around 1890 - May 12, 1916
John William Matthews
around 1891 - Sep 1, 1918
John W. Matthews
around 1888 - Aug 25, 1917
John Thomas Matthews
around 1878 - Mar 24, 1919
John Thomas Matthews
around 1893 - Oct 6, 1917
John Theodore Matthews
around 1895 - Jul 1, 1916
John T. Matthews
around 1894 - Feb 5, 1916
John Stuart Matthews
around 1921 - May 28, 1945
John Stanley Matthews
around 1897 - Oct 19, 1918
John Sinclair Matthews
around 1897 - Oct 31, 1917
John Sidney Matthews
around 1925 - Aug 21, 1944
John Robert Leslie Matthews
around 1881 - Nov 28, 1917
John Robert Matthews
around 1894 - Jul 18, 1941
John Robert Matthews
around 1892 - Mar 23, 1946

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Ernest Matthews
Nov 23, 1908 - November 1943
C T Matthews
Aug 12, 1912 - Nov 3, 2010
Beaumont, TX
Edward C Matthews
Dec 18, 1908 - May 17, 1994
Philadelphia, PA
Samuel Matthews
Apr 11, 1905 - June 1976
Valrico, FL
John Matthews
Mar 10, 1900 - December 1970
Philadelphia, PA
William H Matthews
Dec 28, 1914 - Oct 7, 2005
Mesa, AZ
Wade Matthews
Jun 13, 1907 - March 1972
Philadelphia, PA
Mae Matthews
Mar 11, 1911 - Jan 29, 2004
Wilmington, DE
Mary v Matthews
Jun 18, 1911 - Sep 14, 2001
Goleta, CA
Thomas Matthews
Jan 24, 1903 - January 1967
Philadelphia, PA
Doris M Matthews
Apr 5, 1915 - Sep 3, 2010
North East, PA
Clifton Matthews
Jan 19, 1887 - April 1973
Franklin, PA
Edith Matthews
Mar 25, 1895 - September 1975
Waynesburg, PA
Harold E Matthews
Jul 27, 1917 - May 11, 1995
Connellsville, PA
Helen Matthews
Sep 8, 1916 - Oct 19, 2002
Pittsburgh, PA
Charles W Matthews
Jun 8, 1917 - Nov 25, 1999
Kennerdell, PA
Odell Matthews
May 11, 1914 - August 1980
West Middlesex, PA
Elizabeth J Matthews
Dec 17, 1905 - Jun 3, 1998
Philadelphia, PA
James Matthews
Jun 16, 1917 - Apr 9, 1997
Pittston, PA
Marie E Matthews
Oct 7, 1900 - February 1990

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Maria Golanski
Sep 4, 1895 - December 1974
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Cyril Halgas
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Helen C Canavan
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Anna E Kerstan
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Aug 14, 1913 - April 1985
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William Schroeder
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Great Falls, MT
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