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PEARCE (Soundex P620) — See also ARCE, BEARCE, PARCE, PEACE, PEARCY, PEARE, PEARSE, PEIRCE, PERCE, PERCEY, PERSEO, PERSIO, PIERCE, PIERCEY, PIRCE, SCEARCE.

  PEARCE: See also Jerry Newton Brooks — Charles Pearce Coady — Samuel Benjamin Dunlap — Pearce R. Franklin — William Jones — Elmo Pearce Lee — Pearce Neikirk — Hunking Penhallow — Roy Lloyd Shattuck — Pearce Young
  Pearce, A. W. — of Franklin County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Franklin County, 1862-63. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Alfred, Jr. See James Alfred Pearce, Jr.
  Pearce, B. C. — of Palatka, Putnam County, Fla. Member of Florida state senate 26th District, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, B. W. — of Sparta, Bienville Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Charles C. — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Mayor of Tallahassee, Fla., 1884-85. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Charles Edward (1842-1902) — also known as Charles E. Pearce — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Whitesboro, Oneida County, N.Y., May 29, 1842. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1888; U.S. Representative from Missouri 12th District, 1897-1901. Member, Kappa Alpha Society. Died in St. Louis, Mo., January 30, 1902 (age 59 years, 246 days). Interment at Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Pearce, Charles W. — of Deer Park, Harris County, Tex. Mayor of Deer Park, Tex., 1950-51; defeated, 1951. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Cornelius C. — of Ocean County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Ocean County, 1904-05. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Cydney — of Maumelle, Pulaski County, Ark. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Pearce, Cynthia — of Hobbs, Lea County, N.M. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Pearce, David — Republican. Member of Missouri state senate 21st District; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Pearce, Drue (b. 1951) — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Fairfield, Wayne County, Ill., April 2, 1951. Republican. Member of Alaska state house of representatives, 1985-88; member of Alaska state senate District F, 1989-. Female. Methodist. Still living as of 2001.
  Pearce, Dutee Jerauld (1789-1849) — also known as Dutee J. Pearce — of Newport, Newport County, R.I. Born in Prudence, Portsmouth, Newport County, R.I., April 3, 1789. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1810; Rhode Island state attorney general, 1819-25; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1820; U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island, 1824-25; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island at-large, 1825-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1840. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Newport, Newport County, R.I., May 9, 1849 (age 60 years, 36 days). Interment at Common Burial Ground, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Pearce (1752-1827) and Hannah (Jerrauld) Pearce (1753-1801); married to Abigail Perry (1793-1827) and Harriet Boss (1797-1887).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pearce, E. D. — of California. Member of California state assembly 18th District, 1852-53. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Edna — of Florida. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Edward A. — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state senate 26th District, 1952, 1954, 1956; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1960, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Estelle — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, F. B. — of Eldorado, Saline County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Gideon — of Kent County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Kent County, 1806. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Herbert — of North Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Pearce, Ira S. — of Elko, Elko County, Nev. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, J. Alfred, Jr. See James Alfred Pearce, Jr.
  Pearce, J. C. — of Taylorville, Christian County, Ill. Republican. Chair of Christian County Republican Party, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Pearce, Jack E. — of Galveston, Galveston County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1924, 1928, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Jackson R. — of Quincy, Adams County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1908, 1916; member of Illinois Democratic State Central Committee, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, James Alfred (1805-1862) — also known as James A. Pearce — of Chestertown, Kent County, Md. Born in Alexandria, Va., December 14, 1805. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Kent County, 1831; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1835-39, 1841-43; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1843-62; died in office 1862. Episcopalian. Died in Chestertown, Kent County, Md., December 20, 1862 (age 57 years, 6 days). Interment at Chester Cemetery, Chestertown, Md.
  Relatives: Father of James Alfred Pearce, Jr. (1840-1920).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Pearce, James Alfred, Jr. (1840-1920) — also known as J. Alfred Pearce, Jr. — of Chestertown, Kent County, Md. Born April 2, 1840. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1876; Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1897. Died December 9, 1920 (age 80 years, 251 days). Interment at Chester Cemetery, Chestertown, Md.
  Relatives: Son of James Alfred Pearce (1805-1862).
  Pearce, James B. — of Colorado. Democrat. Secretary of state of Colorado, 1909-15. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, James D. — of St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla. Democrat. Mayor of St. Petersburg, Fla., 1930-31; postmaster at St. Petersburg, Fla., 1935-51 (acting, 1935). Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Jim — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, John — of Southbury, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Southbury, 1826; member of Connecticut state senate 5th District, 1832-33. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, John B. — of Baltimore County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Baltimore County, 1861-64. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, John Jamison (1826-1912) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa., February 28, 1826. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 15th District, 1855-57. Died in Conneaut, Ashtabula County, Ohio, May 26, 1912 (age 86 years, 88 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Lock Haven, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Pearce, Joseph J., Jr. — of Milford, Sussex County, Del. Republican. Postmaster at Milford, Del., 1957-82 (acting, 1957-59). Still living as of 1982.
  Pearce, Matthew — of Cecil County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Cecil County, 1817. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Nathaniel — of Maryland. U.S. Consul in Bremen, 1832-33. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, P. T. — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Mayor of Tallahassee, Fla., 1861-65. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Pearl — of Sebring, Highlands County, Fla.; Fort Bassenger, Highlands County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1936 (alternate), 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Prince A. — of White County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 48th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Robert G. — of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Ill. U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Robert H. — of North Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Pearce, Robert Strange — of St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla. Mayor of St. Petersburg, Fla., 1924-25, 1926-27. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Roy E. — of Carmi, White County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1920, 1924 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Roy S. — Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 11th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Stevan Edward (b. 1947) — also known as Steve Pearce — of Hobbs, Lea County, N.M. Born in Lamesa, Dawson County, Tex., August 24, 1947. Republican. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War; member of New Mexico state house of representatives 62nd District, 1997-2000; Republican candidate for U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 2000 (primary), 2008; U.S. Representative from New Mexico 2nd District, 2003-09, 2011-. Southern Baptist. Still living as of 2018.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Encyclopedia of American Loons
  Pearce, Steve See Stevan Edward Pearce
  Pearce, Stewart — of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 1869-77. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Thomas — of Cecil County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Cecil County, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Thomas Butler — also known as Thomas B. Pearce — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); member of South Carolina state senate from Richland County, 1925-26. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, Thomas C. — of Mercer County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1868. Burial location unknown.
W. W. Pearce Pearce, W. W. — of Waukegan, Lake County, Ill. Mayor of Waukegan, Ill., 1897-1900, 1903-04, 1915-19. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: City of Waukegan
Webster H. Pearce Pearce, Webster H. (b. 1876) — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich.; Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Born in Whitmore Lake, Washtenaw County, Mich., May 12, 1876. Republican. School teacher and principal; college professor; mayor of Mt. Pleasant, Mich., 1921-27; Michigan superintendent of public instruction, 1927-33; defeated, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. F. E. Pearce; married 1899 to Ada J. Wellington.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1927
  Pearce, William — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1796-97, 1798-99. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, William J. — of Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Pearce, William Mitchell — of Connersville, Fayette County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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