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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Family Time Line

Harry R. Pearson
1902–1980
Audrey Collins
1904–1972
Marriage: 4 October 1927
Mildred Faye Pearson
1929–

Spouse and Children

    Male1902–1980Male

    Audrey Collins

    Female1904–1972Female

MARRIAGE
4 October 1927
Carroll, Indiana, United States
children

(1)

    Mildred Faye Pearson

    Female1929–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Jessie V. Pearson

    Male1868–1939Male

    Lillie Alice Parker

    Female1872–1916Female

siblings

(3)

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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