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Joseph Brown Matthews, Sr. (June 28, 1894July 16, 1966), better known as J. B. Matthews, was a former Methodist churchman who charged in 1953 that U.S. Protestant ministers "are the largest single group supporting" Communism in the United States.[1] He was chief investigator for Martin Dies House Committee on Un-American Activities.[1] He died on July 16, 1966 in New York City.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "The Matthews Story". Time (magazine). August 10, 1953. http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,818667,00.html. Retrieved 2008-03-17. 
  2. ^ "J.B. Matthews, Leftist Turned Conservative, Dies. Served Briefly on McCarthy Investigating Panel Charged Protestant Clergy Supported U.S. Communists.". New York Times. July 17, 1966. http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F7071FF83E55117B93C5A8178CD85F428685F9. Retrieved 2008-03-17. "J.B. Matthews, a former Methodist minister who embraced leftist ideologies in the nineteen-thirties and later served briefly on the late Senator Joseph R. McCarthy's investigative subcommittee, died of Parkinson's disease yesterday in the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. He was 72 years old and lived at 1 West 81st Street." 

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