John Matthews (1895 - 1966)

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John Matthews
1895 - 1966
updated February 06, 2019
John Matthews was born on January 26, 1895. He died in December 1966 at 71 years old. We know that John Matthews had been residing in Mabelvale, Saline County, Arkansas 72103.


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John Matthews died in December 1966 at age 71. He was born on January 26, 1895. There is no information about John's surviving family. We know that John Matthews had been residing in Mabelvale, Saline County, Arkansas 72103.
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In 1895, in the year that John Matthews was born, on March 15th, in County Tipperary, Ireland, Michael Cleary killed his wife of 8 years, Bridget, and burned her body. His defense was that his "wife" was a changeling that was left in his real wife's place when she was abducted by fairies. He was nonetheless convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter. He spent 15 years in prison.

In 1908, when he was merely 13 years old, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was established as the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States; it simultaneously served as the nation's prime federal law enforcement agency. Stanley Finch was the first Chief (now called Director).

In 1915, he was 20 years old when in April, the Ottoman Empire rounded up, arrested, and deported 235 to 270 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Turkey. As their actions continued through the next several years, an estimated 600,000 to 1 million Armenians were killed by Turkish soldiers.

In 1935, by the time he was 40 years old, the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1966, in the year of John Matthews's passing, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

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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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O Matthews
Sep 8, 1907 - August 1981
Dallas, Texas
John L Matthews
Jan 15, 1910 - Jul 17, 1998
Little Rock, AR
Keller E Matthews
Jan 22, 1952 - Feb 2, 1995
Elb Matthews
Jan 30, 1952 - Jul 24, 1997
Ethel Matthews
Feb 29, 1908 - November 1976
Magnolia, Arkansas
Ella Matthews
Jun 17, 1894 - April 1984
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Edwin Matthews
Dec 27, 1912 - June 1985
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Horace Matthews
Aug 1, 1899 - March 1966
Texarkana, Texas
Paul Matthews
Jul 24, 1913 - Mar 17, 1995
West Memphis, AR
Marvin Matthews
Jul 30, 1913 - January 1973
Frank Matthews
Mar 7, 1885 - Oct 15, 1969
Osceola, AR
Paul Matthews
Mar 14, 1917 - February 1976
Jasper R Matthews
Nov 20, 1909 - Jan 24, 1996
Maumelle, AR
Carvin Matthews
Aug 24, 1909 - March 1985
Fordyce, Arkansas
Herman Matthews
Jul 5, 1914 - June 1976
Oakland, California
Edd Matthews
Mar 20, 1911 - Jul 6, 1998
Pine Bluff, AR
George Matthews
Aug 20, 1894 - July 1950
Lucille Matthews
Jun 2, 1911 - March 1976
Mabelvale, Arkansas
James H Matthews
Oct 4, 1902 - May 6, 1990
James Matthews
Jun 7, 1917 - February 1987
Horatio, Arkansas

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