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Orus Jones Matthews

investment banker.

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.

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

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