Matison, Matthew Irving.

Biography

Matison, Matthew Irving. b. May 30 (20), 1915, Boston, Massachusetts; father James Matiison (1888-?), mother Rose Matison (1893-?); HS ROTC; Single; Driver and Student; CP 1933; Received Passport# 365239 on February 3, 1937 which listed his address as 60 Summer Street, Dover, New Hampshire; Sailed February 17, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; Arrived in Spain on March 5, 1937; Served with the Regt. de Tren; later XV BDE, Autopark, Commissar appointed August 12, 1937 by Steve Nelson; last unit Mackenzie-Papinea; Rank Alferez; WWII Armed forces; Wife Charlotte Kipnis (1916-?), sons Terry Matison, and James J. Matison; d. March 1985, Tucson, Arizona, Cremated.
Sibling: sister Summer Matison (1922-?).
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Pay; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 3, Delo 455, ll. 89-90; (obituary) Arizona Daily Star, Tucson, Arizona March 28, 1985; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photographs: Matthew Matison, Gloucester High School Yearbook ROTC, 1932.