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Ernest Crawford Matthews, III, American lawyer.

Background

III, Ernest Crawford Matthews, was born on November 29, 1927 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Ernest Crawford and Ozella (Young) M.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Vanderbilt University, 1949, Juris Doctor, 1952.

Career

Bar, 1952, since practiced in Nashville. Member firm Tyne, Sugg & West, 1952-1956, Murray & Matthews, 1956-1968, Matthews, Proctor & Gray, 1968-1973. Lecturer law U. Tennessee, Nashville, 1953, 54, 56-57.

Religion

God alone is the Creator and is alone to be worshipped. The creation was made by God alone, and is to be respected and cared for but not worshipped.

Politics

Our justification before God is based on faith in Christ alone and not in our ethnicity.

Views

Church decisions should be made as openly as possible, giving opportunities for all to contribute. It is important for all views to be heard and taken seriously, especially where Christians disagree.

Membership

Member firm Tyne, Sugg & West, 1952-1956, Murray & Matthews, 1956-1968, Matthews, Proctor & Gray, 1968-1973. Lecturer law U. Tennessee, Nashville, 1953, 54, 56-57. Member Nashville Estate Planning Council.

Served with Army of the United States, 1946-1948. Fellow American College Probate Counsel. Member American, Tennessee (governor 1954-1955, 58-59, chairman real estate, probate and trust law section 1967-1968), Nashville (secretary, treasurer 1961, director 1969-1972) bar associations, Junior Bar Conference (president 1958-1959), Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi, Sigma Chi.

Mason (33 degree).; Club: Hillwood Country.

Connections

Married Jo Ann Hammack, December 23, 1950. Children: Ernest Crawford IV, David M., Craig M., Charles C.

father:
Ernest Crawford M.

mother:
Ozella (Young) M.

spouse:
Jo Ann Hammack

child:
Ernest Crawford IV III

child:
David M. III

child:
Craig M. III

child:
Charles C. III