Frederick M. Pearson
He was born in Pictou, Nova Scotia, the son of John Pearson and Esther McElhenny, in 1827. In 1850, he married Eliza Crowe. Pearson operated a business importing and exporting goods, and also built ships at Masstown; he later stopped building ships and moved the importing and exporting business to Truro. He also served as a justice of the peace. He was elected in an 1870 by-election after Adams George Archibald resigned his seat to become Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba and the Northwest Territories; he was reelected in 1872.
- Frederick M. Pearson – Parliament of Canada biography
- Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.
- *Marchildon, Gregory P (1987). "Benjamin Franklin Pearson". Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online. Retrieved 2008-10-08.
- The Canadian parliamentary companion, HJ Morgan (1871)
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