Herron C. Pearson
|Herron Carney Pearson|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 7th district
January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1943
|Born||July 31, 1890
|Died||April 24, 1953 (aged 62)
|Spouse(s)||Evelyn Pearcy Pearson|
|Alma mater||Union University|
Born in Taylor, Texas, Pearson was son of John Lafayette and Annie (Herron) Pearson. He moved to Jackson, Tennessee, in 1891, attended the public and high schools,and graduated from Union University, Jackson, Tennessee, in 1910 and from Cumberland School of Law at Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee, in 1912. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Jackson, Tennessee.
Elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses Pearson served from January 3, 1935 to January 3, 1943. Not a candidate for renomination in 1942, he resumed the practice of law.
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