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Matthew M. Neely

AKA Matthew Mansfield Neely

Born: 9-Nov-1874
Birthplace: Doddridge County, WV
Died: 18-Jan-1958
Location of death: Bethesda, MD [1]
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Fairmont, WV

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor and Senator from West Virginia

Military service: US Army (Pvt.)

[1] Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, MD.

Father: Alfred Neely
Mother: Mary Morris
Wife: Alberta Claire Ramage (m. 21-Oct-1903, until his death, d. 30-Jun-1976)

    University: Salem College West Virginia
    University: BA, West Virginia University (1901)
    Law School: West Virginia University (1902)

    US Senator, West Virginia (3-Jan-1949 to 18-Jan-1958, his death)
    US Congressman, West Virginia 1st (3-Jan-1945 to 3-Jan-1947)
    Governor of West Virginia (1941-45)
    US Senator, West Virginia (4-Mar-1931 to 12-Jan-1941, resigned)
    US Senator, West Virginia (4-Mar-1923 to 3-Mar-1929)
    US Congressman, West Virginia 1st (14-Oct-1913 to 3-Mar-1921)
    West Virginia State Official Clerk, House of Delegates (1911-13)
    Mayor of Fairmont, WV (1908-10)
    Americans for Democratic Action
    Delta Chi Fraternity
    Fraternal Order of Eagles
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Knights of Pythias
    Loyal Order of Moose
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity
    West Virginia State Bar 1902

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