logo logo

Orus Jones Matthews

Orus Jones Matthews, American investment banker. Served as private United States Army, World War I.; Member Valley Forge Park Commission since 1944.; Member History Society Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Society Sons of Revolution, Newcomen Society of England, Phi Gamma Delta, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Background

  • Matthews, Orus Jones was born on January 23, 1900 in Jackson, Ohio, United States. Son of Edward B. and Ida (Jones) Matthews.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Pennsylvania, 1922.

    Career

    • With Guaranty Company of New York, 1922-1929. Vice president, later president Philadelphia National Company, 1929-1934. Limited partner Kidder, Peabody & Company, Philadelphia Secretary commerce Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1947-1949.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Served as private United States Army, World War I. Member Valley Forge Park Commission since 1944. Member History Society Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Society Sons of Revolution, Newcomen Society of England, Phi Gamma Delta, Beta Gamma Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Suzanne Armstrong, February 17, 1937. Children: Suzanne, Orus Jones, Junior.
    • father: Edward B. Matthews
    • mother: Ida (Jones) Matthews
    • spouse: Suzanne Armstrong
    • children: Suzanne Matthews
    • Orus Jones Matthews
    • Jr Matthews
    See on larger map
    Born January 23, 1900
    Died July 24, 1964
    (aged 64)
    Nationality