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William Baynham Matthews, American lawyer.

Background

Matthews, William Baynham was born in July 1850 in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States. Son of James M. and Ellen B. Matthews.

Education

Brother of George Bagby M. Deputy clerk of Essex Company, Virginia, 1866-1870. Took law course, University of Virginia, 1870-1871, B.L., 1873.

Master of Laws, Columbian (now George Washington University, 1882.

Career

Carolinus Turner of Belle Grove, Virginia, January 12, 1875. Chief preëmption div. United States General Land Office, 1883-1889.

Editor and publisher National Domain, 1888. Attorney for State of Idaho, 1892-1896. Washington attorney Rio Grande Western Railway Company, since 1898.

Author: Matthews’ Forms of Pleading, etc., 1873. Guide for Executors and Administrators, 1872. Digest Land Decisions, 1888.

Matthews’ Guide, 1889, 1895.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Matthews’ Forms of Pleading, etc., 1873. Guide for Executors and Administrators, 1872. Digest Land Decisions, 1888.

      Matthews’ Guide, 1889, 1895.

Connections

Married Alice P., youngest d.

father:
James M.

mother:
Ellen B. Matthews

spouse:
Alice P.