David Mathews was a lawyer and politician from New York City. He was a Loyalist during the American Revolutionary War and was the 43rd and last Colonial Mayor of New York City from 1776 until 1783. As New York City was the center of British control of the Colonies during the war, he was one of the highest ranking civilian authorities in the Colonies during this period. Wikipedia*
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David Mathews has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1988 video as a Secretary for the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2013 with an average of 443 views per program.