Thomas A. Mathis

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Thomas A. Mathis
Member of the New Jersey Senate from the Ocean district
In office
Preceded byW. Steelman Mathis
Succeeded byW. Steelman Mathis
In office
Preceded byHarry T. Hagaman
Succeeded byWilfred H. Jayne Jr.
In office
Preceded byGeorge C. Low
Succeeded byDavid G. Conrad
In office
Preceded byWilliam J. Harrison
Succeeded byGeorge C. Low
18th Secretary of State of New Jersey
In office
GovernorA. Harry Moore
Harold G. Hoffman
Preceded byJoseph F. S. Fitzpatrick
Succeeded byJoseph A. Brophy
Personal details
Born(1869-06-07)June 7, 1869
New Gretna, New Jersey
DiedMay 18, 1958(1958-05-18) (aged 88)
Toms River, New Jersey
Political partyRepublican

Thomas A. Mathis (June 7, 1869 – May 18, 1958) was an American politician who served in the New Jersey Senate and was the Secretary of State of New Jersey from 1931 to 1941. His son was state senator W. Steelman Mathis.[1]

He shot and killed himself on May 18, 1958, at his home in Toms River, New Jersey at age 88.[2]


  1. ^ "Some Ocean County GOP history". Observer. 2009-08-13. Retrieved 2017-01-11.
  2. ^ "The Courier-News from Bridgewater, New Jersey on May 20, 1958 · Page 2". 1958-05-20. Retrieved 2017-01-11.