Chief John H. Standing Waters
Chief John H. Standing Waters was born in 1863. He was an extraordinary intelligent man. He made his living as a Fisherman and, in later years, as a Gardner. He often clammed in Little Neck Bay.
He was affiliated with the Sons and Daughters of the First Americans of Rhode Island with the Narrangsett.
He was a lifetime member of the United Association of The American Indians.
He was Chief of the Matinecocks from 1958 to 1964.
He passed away in 1964 at the age of 102.