Mattice, Earl

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Birth

Earl Mattice was born in the Town of Berne on June 27, 1900, to Mary and Ira Mattice.

Ira Mattice married 4 OCT 1876, in the Town of Berne, Albany, NY, Eliza Catherine Salsburgh. His children with Eliza were:[1]

Ira Mattice married next on 21 MAR 1886, in the Town of Berne, Albany, NY, Mary Janette Neydorff. Their children were:[1]

Education

Military

Col. Mattice spent his entire life in the service of his country, many years of it in Chinese intelligence. He spent 15 years in China and nine years in Korea. Some of this time, he taught classes in French. He continued his career long after he could have taken his retirement and was still serving actively until shortly before his death.

Occupation

Marriage & Children

Earl Mattice married Alice Love. Their child was

  • Inez Love;

Death

Col. Earl Mattice, a career member of the U. S. Army, died July 8, (1967) and was buried in Arlington National cemetery July 9.

Obituary

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Earl Mattice Obituary - Altamont Enterprise — July 21, 1967

Col Earl Mattice

Col. Earl Mattice, a career member of the U. S. Army, died July 8, (1967) and was buried in Arlington National cemetery July 9.

He was born in the Town of Berne on June 27, 1900, to Mary and Ira Mattice. He had two brothers, Harold, a state trooper (shot and killed in the line of duty), and Edwin; and one sister, Clara Mattice Rowe.

Mr. Mattice became a member, of Berne Lodge No. 684,. F&AM, on Aug, 5, 1922, when he was 22 years old, at which time he was a cadet at West Point Military Academy, where he was high on the list of graduates.

At the time; he joined the lodge, the investigating committee consisted of his long-time friend, Milton Hart, Sr., Luther Sand and William Frink, all prominent men in the area. The only other member joining the lodge at that time was Rufus Stott of Clarksville, who died in 1934.

Col. Mattice spent his entire life in the service of his country, many years of it in Chinese intelligence. He spent 15 years in China and nine years in Korea. Some of this time, he taught classes in French. He continued his career long after he could have taken his retirement and was still serving actively until shortly before his death.

He is survived by his widow, Alice Love; a daughter, Inez Love; two nieces, Mrs. Mary E, Declercq and Mrs. Ruth Johnson, and two nephews, William I. and Edward Mattice.

Altamont Enterprise — July 21, 1967

Additional Media

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 www.BerneHistory.com Family Files