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Lawyer

Eugene Alexander Matthews, American lawyer. member firm Wootton, Land & Matthews, Hot Springs, Arkansas, 1945; Served as private United States Marine Corps Reserve, World World War World War II; Member Arkansas Bar Association (president 1956-1957).

Background

Matthews, Eugene Alexander was born on November 25, 1908 in Manila, Arkansas, United States. Son of George McDowell and Maggie (Bunch) Matthews.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Henderson State College, 1931. Bachelor of Laws, Arkansas Law School, 1933.

Career

Bar, 1932; assistant state counsel Arkansas Agency The Home Owners' Loan Corporation, 1934-1939, state counsel, 1939-1941. Private practice of law, Little Rock, 1941-1945. Member firm Wootton, Land & Matthews, Hot Springs, Arkansas, 1945.

Special chief justice Supreme Court Arkansas, 1970. President Hot Springs Young Men’s Christian Association, 1954-1955, president S.W. area council.

Membership

Member firm Wootton, Land & Matthews, Hot Springs, Arkansas, 1945. Served as private United States Marine Corps Reserve, World World War World War II. Member Arkansas Bar Association (president 1956-1957).

Clubs: Rotary (past president), Hot Springs Golf and Country (Hot Springs).

Connections

Married Mary Mildred Balch, November 26, 1936. Children: Eugene A., George B. Admitted to Arkansas.

father:
George McDowell Matthews

mother:
Maggie (Bunch) Matthews

spouse:
Mary Mildred Balch

children:
Eugene A. Matthews

George B. Admitted to Ark Matthews