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away. He was born in Stark County, Ohio, on October 6, 1845. He was a blacksmith's apprentice at Oskaloosa, Iowa, when the Civil War broke out and, when he became eighteen years of age, he left his home and enlisted in the Fourth Iowa Cavalry. He was with Company E when that body searched for President Jefferson Davis of the Confederacy. After his return from the war, he worked his way through high school and then through the Iowa State University. He married a classmate, Ursula M. Rogers, and while he was a student in the University Law School, his first son was born. In 1889 he came to Tacoma, when he engaged in the abstract business and afterwards in the general practice of law. He was Police Judge there from 1898 to 1901. He served as commander of Custer Post, G. A. R., more than twenty years ago. Besides his widow, Judge Mattison is survived by three sons, Raymond R. Mattison, assistant cashier of the National Bank of Tacoma; H. H. Mattison, a master plumber; M. M. Mattison, a prominent writer on the Seattle Times; and by two daughters, Mrs. Ethel Dunseeth and Miss Bertha Mattison, the last named being the private secretary to United States District Judge Edward E. Cushman. Judge Mattison was highly esteemed and very popular in Tacoma.

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WASHINGTON STATE

BAR ASSOCIATION

PROCEEDINGS OF THE

28th Annual Convention

Held at

NORTH YAKIMA, WASH.

August 10th, 11th and 12th, 1916

OFFICERS

...of...

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION

1916-1917

President

George Sutherland, Salt Lake, Utah.

Secretary

George Whitlock, Munsey Bldg., Baltimore, Md.

Treasurer

Frederick E. Wadhams, 78 Chapel St., Albany, N. Y.

Vice-President for Washington

Benjamin S. Grosscup, Bank of California Bldg., Tacoma.

General Council for Washington

Chas. E. Shepard, New York Block, Seattle.

Local Council for Washington.

Chas. O. Bates, National Realty Bldg., Tacoma.
Reeves Aylmore, L. C. Smith Bldg., Seattle.
Irvin E. DeRoy, New York Block, Seattle.

Chas. S. Albert, G. N. Bldg., Spokane.

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