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2300 N. Lincoln Blvd.
Room 510B
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 557-7406

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Representative Matthews, Kevin
District 73 - Democrat

District Information

County(s) Represented in District
Osage, Tulsa

Municipality(s) Represented in District
Tulsa city

Zipcode(s) Represented in District
74103, 74104, 74106, 74110, 74119, 74120, 74126, 74127, 74130

Year Elected
Year: 2013

Term Limited
Year: 2024

Biographical Information
PERSONAL:
Representative Matthews, a long-time resident of the Tulsa area, was born March 2, 1960. He graduated in 1978 from Booker T. Washington High School, and attended Central State University, where he pledged with Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. Representative Matthews received a degree in Fire Protection Technology and has served 25 years with the Tulsa Fire Department. He retired in January 2010 as the Administrative Fire Chief, Chief of Personnel. During his career, Representative Matthews completed the Middle Management Curriculum at the National Fire Academy and the Executive Development Institute at Dillard University. He has also attended the 2012 Center for Advanced Leadership Studies and the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies in Atlanta, Georgia. Representative Matthews was sworn into his first term with the Oklahoma House of Representatives on November 14, 2012.

Representative Matthews is the proud, single parent of two very successful young men; Kevin Matthews II, 23, graduate of Hampton University and “Teach for America” participant in Dallas, Texas, and Sterling Matthews, who works for the University of Tulsa and is a Certified Medical Assistant.

LEGISLATIVE SERVICE:
House of Representatives, 54th Legislature to present

Address: 2300 N Lincoln Blvd., State Capitol Building, Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Phone: (405) 521-2711 | (800) 522-8502 | (800) 522-8506 (Relay Oklahoma)