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Wharton Mathies

banker , state education official

Wharton Mathies, American banker, state education official. Member Oklahoma Regents for Higher Education, from 1941, secretary, 1950-1958, chairman, 1959-1961. Chairman Pushmataha County Democratic Committee, 1938-1950. Board of directors Eastern Oklahoma Frontiers of Science, Choctaw area Boy Scouts American; Served with United States Navy, 1917-1918.; Mason (Shriner), Lion.

Background

Mathies, Wharton was born on May 14, 1902 in Monroe, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Christopher C. and Annie Lee (Carnall) Mathies.

Education

Student Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas.

Career

Engaged in insurance business, from 1922.

Religion

God gives us the Holy Spirit, and when we respond, there is no limit to what the grace of God is able to do in a human life.

Politics

A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

Views

Every individual should try to be open to others and willing to be changed. Therefore, community members should meet regularly in order to open their hearts, share their knowledge, thoughts and experience.

Membership

Member Oklahoma Regents for Higher Education, from 1941, secretary, 1950-1958, chairman, 1959-1961. Chairman Pushmataha County Democratic Committee, 1938-1950. Board of directors Eastern Oklahoma Frontiers of Science, Choctaw area Boy Scouts American.

Served with United States Navy, 1917-1918. Mason (Shriner), Lion.

Connections

Married Jimmie Ingram, January 14, 1922. Children: Lucretia (Mistress.

father:
Christopher C. Mathies

mother:
Annie Lee (Carnall) Mathies

spouse:
Jimmie Ingram

child:
Lucretia (Mrs Mathies