Paul Matthews


Paul Matthews attended St. Paul’s School from 1880 to 1883 and is a member of the Form of 1884.

The Spring 1954 Alumni Horae (pg. 53) obituary provides this information about Matthews

The Right Reverend Paul Matthews died at the age of eighty-seven, January 17, 1954, in Winter Park, Florida. Born December 25, 1866, in Glendale, Ohio, the son of the late Stanley Matthews, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, he graduated from Princeton in 1887, and entered the Princeton Theological Seminary to prepare for the Presbyterian ministry; but, before completing the course, he became an Episcopalian, left Princeton, went to the General Theological Seminary in New York, and graduated from it in 1890. In June, 1890, he was ordained deacon by Bishop Vincent of Southern Ohio, and was soon afterward made assistant rector of the Church of the Advent in Cincinnati. He was ordained priest in 1891. Upon his return from a pilgrimage to the Holy Land in 1895, he became rector of St. Luke’s Church, Cincinnati. In 1904, he was appointed Dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral in Cincinnati; and he became Dean of the Cathedral of Our Merciful Savior at Faribault, Minnesota, in 1913. He was also professor of divinity at the Seabury Divinity School in Faribault. Dr. Matthews was Bishop of New Jersey from his ordination in 1915 to his retirement in 1937.

The Right Reverend Paul Matthews’ name is recorded on one of the panels in the Chantry listing Alumni clergy of St. Paul’s School.

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Bell, C. M. "Paul Matthews." St. Paul's School. Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives. Web. 28 Oct. 2021.