Harry R. Pearson

2 April 1902–14 April 1980 (Age 78)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Harry R.

When Harry R. Pearson was born on 2 April 1902, in Indiana, United States, his father, Jessie V. Pearson, was 33 and his mother, Lillie Alice Parker, was 29. He married Audrey Collins on 4 October 1927, in Carroll, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 14 April 1980, in Kokomo, Franklin, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Burlington, Carroll, Indiana, United States.

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Harry R. Pearson
Audrey Collins
Marriage: 4 October 1927
Mildred Faye Pearson

Spouse and Children


    Audrey Collins


4 October 1927
Carroll, Indiana, United States


    Mildred Faye Pearson


Parents and Siblings

    Jessie V. Pearson


    Lillie Alice Parker




World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 4

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 21

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Piers ( see Pierce ). The surname is also quite common in Ireland, where it has been established for many centuries.2 Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surnames.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Harry R Pierson in household of Jesse V Pierson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harry R Pearson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry Pearson in household of Jesse V Pearson, "United States Census, 1910"

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