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Wharton Mathies

Wharton Mathies, American banker, state education official. Member Oklahoma Regents for Higher Education, from 1941, secretary, 1950-1958, chairman, 1959-1961. Chairman Pushmataha County Democratic Committee, 1938-1950. Board of directors Eastern Oklahoma Frontiers of Science, Choctaw area Boy Scouts American; Served with United States Navy, 1917-1918.; Mason (Shriner), Lion.

Background

  • Mathies, Wharton was born on May 14, 1902 in Monroe, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Christopher C. and Annie Lee (Carnall) Mathies.

  • Education

    • Student Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas.

    Career

    • Engaged in insurance business, from 1922.

    Politics

    A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

    Religion

    God gives us the Holy Spirit, and when we respond, there is no limit to what the grace of God is able to do in a human life.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Every individual should try to be open to others and willing to be changed. Therefore, community members should meet regularly in order to open their hearts, share their knowledge, thoughts and experience.

    Membership

    Member Oklahoma Regents for Higher Education, from 1941, secretary, 1950-1958, chairman, 1959-1961. Chairman Pushmataha County Democratic Committee, 1938-1950. Board of directors Eastern Oklahoma Frontiers of Science, Choctaw area Boy Scouts American.

    Served with United States Navy, 1917-1918. Mason (Shriner), Lion.

    Connections

    • Married Jimmie Ingram, January 14, 1922. Children: Lucretia (Mistress.
    • father: Christopher C. Mathies
    • mother: Annie Lee (Carnall) Mathies
    • spouse: Jimmie Ingram
    • child: Lucretia (Mrs Mathies
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    Born March 14, 1902
    Died November 9, 1969
    (aged 67)
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