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Harold Downs Matthews, American author, consultant. Fellow International Association Business Communicators; member Travel Journalists Guild, Outdoor Writers Association American, American Society Journalists and Authors, American Orchid Society.

Background

Matthews, Harold Downs was born on March 24, 1925 in Waco, Texas, United States. Son of Harold Jackson and Sophie Grace (Downs) Matthews.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism, University Texas, 1947.

Career

Coordinator employee committee, Schlumberger Well Superior vena cava syndrome, Houston, 1948-1968;editor Exxon United States of America magazine, Exxon Company, United States of America, Houston, 1968-1986. Freelance writer, consultant, Houston, since 1986.

Works

  • book

    • Arctic Foxes

      (Profiling the harsh conditions of the Arctic world of sno...)

    • Arctic Summer

      (Full-color photographs depict the creatures who reside in...)

    • Polar Bear Cubs

      (Describes the life of a pair of polar bear cubs as they p...)

    • Skimmers

      (Glossy hardcover with dust jacket.1990 10.25x8.25x0.30. S...)

  • Other Work

    • Author: How to Manage Business Publications, 1987, Polar Bear Cubs, 1989, Skimmers, 1990, Arctic Summer, 1992, Wetlands, 1993, Polar Bear, 1993, Arctic Foxes, 1994. Contributor numerous feature articles to publications.

Membership

Fellow International Association Business Communicators. Member Travel Journalists Guild, Outdoor Writers Association American, American Society Journalists and Authors, American Orchid Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: photography.

Connections

Married Mary Byers Riley, November 22, 1948 (divorced October 1971). Children: Mark Allen, Elizabeth Ann Matthews Inman. Married Marianne Reeder, November 22, 1971.

father:
Harold Jackson Matthews

mother:
Sophie Grace (Downs) Matthews

spouses:
Mary Byers Riley

Marianne Reeder

children:
Mark Allen Matthews

Elizabeth Ann Matthews Inman Matthews