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Nelson Edwin Matthews
Birth: Apr. 14, 1852
Ottawa
Putnam County
Ohio, USA
Death: Oct. 13, 1917
Maumee
Lucas County
Ohio, USA

US Congressman. He was educated in Ottawa, lived in Wisconsin and Iowa for two years, and then returned to Ottawa to become a successful businessman, with interests including manufacturing, retail stores, railroads and finance, including serving as President of the Bank of Ottawa. He was a Delegate to the 1908 Republican national convention and the 1912 Ohio constitutional
convention. In 1914 he was elected to represent Ohio's 5th District in the United States House of Representatives and served one term, 1915 to 1917. Matthews was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1916, and died just seven months after leaving office. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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  Grace C Matthews (1857 - 1930)*
 
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Burial:
Fort Meigs Cemetery
Perrysburg
Wood County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Block N, Site 126, Lot 5
 
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Record added: Nov 11, 2003
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