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John R. Matteson  1955

Cullum No. 20276-1955 | 12/16/1985 | Died in Silver Spring, MD
Inurned in West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY

 


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<em>John Rhodes Matteson<strong>,</strong></em> known as &ldquo;Jack&rdquo; to classmates and friends, was born in Cornwall, NY, the son of 1LT Richard and Marjorie Matteson. His father, a West Point Coast Artillery officer, died in an auto ac&shy;cident at Ft. Story, VA, when Jack was just seven years old. The family then moved to Ridgewood, NJ, where Jack grew up with his younger brother and sister. He graduated from Ridgewood High School, where he was an outstanding student leader and varsity soccer player.</p>
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I first met Jack on a summer afternoon in 1950 at the Braden School in Cornwall-on-Hudson, a prep school where we spent the next year preparing for competitive exams to win appointments to West Point. From the beginning, Jack stood out as a leader. He was steady, solid, and unflappable. I was immedi&shy;ately impressed with him and felt fortunate to have him as a close friend. Jack had a natural bent for mathematics and a God-given tal&shy;ent for imparting that knowledge to those of us who were &ldquo;mathematically challenged.&rdquo; I always wondered how many of us made it into West Point because of the extra boost we received from his endless hours of coaching. Jack won a Presidential appointment, and we entered West Point together on 3 Jul 1951.</p>
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We were in the same New Cadet Company and weathered Beast Barracks together, al&shy;though the training never seemed very hard for Jack. He was born to be a cadet and an Army officer. After Plebe summer, I had the good fortune to be assigned to Jack&#39;s company, and we spent four years as denizens of the Lost Fifties in Company H-2 and roommates for three of those years. As plebes, we took great pride in living in what was then the &ldquo;last room in the Corps:&rdquo; Room 5554, on the fifth floor of the 55th Division. Jack loved playing soc&shy;cer and was a member of Army&#39;s team for all four years, working his way onto the varsity as a very solid fullback.</p>
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Jack was always there to help us, especially those in the lower math and engineering sec&shy;tions. Many of us owed our academic survival to him. One classmate wrote, &ldquo;Were it not for Jack tutoring me in math in preparation for turn-out exams, I would not have graduated and had a career in the Army.&rdquo; Jack was gifted with patience and empathy for the Goats among us. I remember many panicked walks to the academic buildings when we would try to glean some last minute info on the day&rsquo;s lesson by saying &ldquo;Jack, speak some calcu&shy;lus&rdquo; or &ldquo;Jack, speak some thermodynamics.&rdquo; Amazingly, he could do it. What a rock of a friend he was for all of us!</p>
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During Plebe year, Jack started dating the love of his life, Joan Olsen. Joanie, a childhood friend, lived about 15 miles away in Newburgh and visited West Point almost every weekend. They must have logged more hours in the Weapons Room than any couple before or since! All of Jack&rsquo;s H-2 classmates considered him the most fortunate among us because he had this beautiful girl who was always there for him. Jack and Joanie were married in Newburgh right after graduation, and I was privileged to be in their wedding. They were a beautiful and devoted couple whom we were happy to see together. They were a wonderful example to us then, and they continued to be for their fellow officers and friends throughout their married years.</p>
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Jack was commissioned in the Field Artillery. After branch school at Ft. Sill, OK, he and Joanie reported to their first assignment, at Ft. Carson, CO, with the 8th Infantry Division, where Jack commanded a 4.2&rdquo; mortar battery. In the summer of 1956, he deployed with the division to Germany. After three years, Jack re&shy;turned to CONUS for two more artillery unit assignments before being selected for graduate studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. In 1965, after earning a master&rsquo;s degree in math&shy;ematics, he reported to West Point as a math&shy;ematics instructor. His three-year tour at West Point was his most fulfilling and enjoyable as&shy;signment. Jack was an exceptional teacher, un&shy;failingly calm and patient with those struggling to understand math, which he had a nearly unique ability to impart.</p>
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In 1968, Jack departed for Viet Nam for an assignment with the Americal Division, leaving Joanie and their children, Glenn, Nadine, and Scott, at home. Upon his return, he attended Command and Staff School at Ft. Leavenworth, KS. Two Pentagon assignments with the Office of the Chief of Research and Development and the Operational Test and Evaluation Agency followed, with the family settling in Annandale, VA. In 1976, Jack retired and started work with BDM Corporation, quickly advancing to Director of Acquisition. The family then moved to Silver Spring, MD. Despite the heavy demands on his time dur&shy;ing his Pentagon assignments and his business career, Jack spent many hours organizing and coaching youth soccer and swimming teams, unselfishly serving others.</p>
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In June 1984, Jack learned he had colon cancer. He fought it courageously, calling on the wellspring of his Christian faith that sus&shy;tained him so well throughout his life. In 1985, he attended his 30th Class Reunion, by which time the cancer had spread to his liver, lungs, and bones. He displayed nothing but courage and optimism during that difficult time. A few months later, he became paralyzed. With hospice help, Joanie cared for Jack at home. Cancer finally won the battle on 16 Dec 1985. Jack&rsquo;s biggest disappointment was that he did not live to see his first grandchild, Dorothy Rhodes Matteson, born just two months later. Jack was cremated, and, following a beauti&shy;ful memorial service, he was inurned at West Point&mdash;the institution whose principles he lived by, whose values he instilled in his children, and the place most dear to his heart.</p>
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