Portrait of Elmer Lucius Mathews, Jr.
Elmer Lucius Mathews, Jr. (1923- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended New Hanover High School as well as North Carolina State University and Wilmington College. During World War II, he served as a unit commander with the U.S. Army Combat Engineers. Mathews developed a career in the insurance and real estate businesses. He was elected to the Board of County Commissioners in 1988 and served for eight years.
New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.; Real estate agents
Cape Fearians Digital Collection
Image courtesy of Elmer Mathews
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