David T Matthews

1927–13 March 1996 (Age 69)
Alabama, United States

The Life of David T

When David T Matthews was born in 1927, in Alabama, United States, his father, Jessie D. Matthews, was 31 and his mother, Josie Cates, was 29. He lived in Election Precinct 9 Phil Campbell, Franklin, Alabama, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 13 March 1996, in Phil Campbell, Franklin, Alabama, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Spruce Pine, Franklin, Alabama, United States.

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Jessie D. Matthews
Josie Cates
Clifford Matthews
Thomas Pleasant Matthews
Lizzie Matthews
David T Matthews
R C Matthews
Beatrice Matthews

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    Clifford Matthews


    Thomas Pleasant Matthews


    Lizzie Matthews



    R C Matthews


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World Events (8)


Age 0

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · The Tuskegee Airmen

Age 14

The first African-American military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps were known as the Tuskegee Airmen, after the Tuskegee Army Air Field where they trained. The group flew over 15,000 individual sorties during World War II which earned them over 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses.  
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 20

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Matthew . In North America, this form has assimilated numerous vernacular derivatives in other languages of Latin Mat(t)hias and Matthaeus.2 Irish (Ulster and County Louth): used as an Americanized form of McMahon .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • David T Mathew in household of Jessie Mathew, "United States Census, 1930"
  • David C Matthews in household of Jessie D Matthews, "United States Census, 1940"
  • David T Matthews, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

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