Department of the Ministry
25 Beacon Street, Boston, Mass. April 1946
Howard George Matson
Howard George Mason was born in New York City, January 31, 1907. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from New York University in 1929, and his S.T.B. from the Harvard Divinity School in 1932.
His first pastorate as at Houlton Maine from 1933-36. He then went to the combined pastorate at South Natick and Sherborn, Mass., where he remained two years, resigning in 1938 in order to continue his studies. In 1938 and 1939 he did graduate work in Sociology at Ohio State University.
From 1939 – 41 Mr. Matson was Executive Director of the Community Chest at Newark, New Jersey and from 1941 to 1942 he was with the National Federation for Constitutional Rights in New York City.
Mr. Matson enlisted in the Air Corps in 1942 and became a Captain in charge of traffic at the airport in New Mexico. He has now been released from service and is considering returning to the parish ministry.
Mr. Matson has a good mind and is a better than average preacher. He has a keen social sense, as is indicated by the work in which he has been engaged during the past few years. He has an attractive personality and is socially acceptable in any circle. .
Mrs. Matson obtained a divorce in 1940 under conditions which were not detrimental to him or his personality. He has since remarried.
Physical Archive: UUCA Box: 26 Folder: 10
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA