Nelson E. Matthews

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Nelson Edwin Matthews
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 5th district
In office
March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1917
Preceded by Timothy T. Ansberry
Succeeded by John S. Snook
Personal details
Born (1852-04-14)April 14, 1852
Ottawa, Ohio
Died October 13, 1917(1917-10-13) (aged 65)
Maumee, Ohio
Resting place Fort Meigs Cemetery, Perrysburg, Ohio
Political party Republican

Nelson Edwin Matthews (April 14, 1852 – October 13, 1917) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Ottawa, Ohio, Matthews attended the public schools. He engaged in banking, mercantile, and manufacturing pursuits in Ottawa. He served as delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1908. He served as delegate to the fourth State constitutional convention in 1912.

Matthews was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1917). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1916 to the Sixty-fifth Congress. He died in Maumee, Ohio, on October 13, 1917. He was interred in Fort Meigs Cemetery, Perrysburg, Ohio.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Timothy T. Ansberry
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 5th congressional district

Succeeded by
John S. Snook