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PEARSON (Soundex P625) — See also APPERSON, LEARSON, MACPHEARSON, PARSON, PEAIRSON, PEARS, PEARSALL, PEARSE, PEARSHALL, PEARSONS, PEERSON, PEHRSON, PEIRSON, PERSON, PERSOON, PERSSON, PIERSON, PIRSON, SEARSON, SPEARS.

  PEARSON: See also Charles S. Adams — Obediah Pearson Amacker — Malbourne Addison Angier — George Longan Arnold — Charles Shirk Arthur, Jr. — Joseph Pearson Baldwin — Frederic Pearson Bartlett — Harlan John Bushfield — Joseph Pearson Caldwell — Gaylord Church — Pearson Church — Pearson Cogswell — Fred Henry Davis — August Earl Elam — Pearson G. Evans — Howard Allan Gass — Samuel Pearson Goddard, Jr. — Samuel Pearson Goddard III — Richmond Pearson Hobson — Thomas Pearson Kellett — Pearson Knolle — Pearson Mundy — James Pearson Newcomb — Jacob S. Serrill — Walter Andrew Swanson — Samuel McDowell Tate — Jon Tester
  Pearson, A. W. — of Peever, Roberts County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 33rd District, 1927-32. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Albert Jackson (1846-1905) — also known as Albert J. Pearson — of Woodsfield, Monroe County, Ohio. Born in Centerville, Belmont County, Ohio, May 20, 1846. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney, 1871-77; member of Ohio state senate, 1881-82; Monroe County Probate Judge, 1884-90; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1891-95 (17th District 1891-93, 16th District 1893-95). Died in Woodsfield, Monroe County, Ohio, May 15, 1905 (age 58 years, 360 days). Interment at Pioneer Cemetery, Woodsfield, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pearson, Alex F. — of Rochester, Beaver County, Pa. Burgess of Rochester, Pennsylvania, 1933-37. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Alfred John (1869-1939) — also known as Alfred J. Pearson — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Born in Landskrona, Sweden, September 29, 1869. Republican. University professor; U.S. Minister to Poland, 1924-25; Finland, 1925-30. Lutheran. Swedish ancestry. Member, Modern Language Association; American Association of University Professors; Phi Beta Kappa. Died August 9, 1939 (age 69 years, 314 days). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Hans Pearson and Johanna (Nilson) Pearson; married 1901 to Thea Pauline Swenson (daughter of Lars Swenson (1842-1904)).
  Political family: Swenson family of Minnesota.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Pearson, Angela (born c.1983) — of Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Mo. Born about 1983. Mayor of Poplar Bluff, Mo., 2014-. Female. Still living as of 2014.
  Pearson, B. L. — of Mexico, Audrain County, Mo. Whig. Postmaster at Mexico, Mo., 1852. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Bird M. — of Florida. Justice of Florida state supreme court, 1856-59. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, C. J. — of St. Albans, Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Mrs. C. M. — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Charles A. — of Anaheim, Orange County, Calif. Mayor of Anaheim, Calif., 1950-58. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Charles B. — of Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif. Democrat. Postmaster at Stockton, Calif., 1934-49 (acting, 1934-35). Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Charles E. — of Vandalia, Audrain County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of Vandalia, Mo., 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Pearson, Charles L. — of Sauk County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Sauk County 1st District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, D. C. — of Morganton, Burke County, N.C. Postmaster at Morganton, N.C., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Donald — of Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Pearson, Donna — of Bridgeton, Cumberland County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Pearson, Edward N. — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Republican. Secretary of state of New Hampshire, 1899-1915. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Erasmus L. (1865-1931) — also known as Ras L. Pearson — of Louisiana, Pike County, Mo. Born in Pike County, Mo., December 27, 1865. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Pike County Democratic Party, 1919-21. Died in Lincoln County, Mo., January 24, 1931 (age 65 years, 28 days). Interment at Bowling Green City Cemetery, Bowling Green, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Erasmus Darwin Pearson (1828-1909) and Orpha Matilda (Dysart) Pearson (1837-1907); step-grandson of Claiborne Fox Jackson; grandnephew of Lavinia Sappington (1807-1885; who married Meredith Miles Marmaduke); great-grandnephew of John Breathitt; first cousin once removed of John Sappington Marmaduke; second cousin once removed of James Breathitt (1852-1934); second cousin twice removed of Isaac Breathed Snodgrass; third cousin of James Breathitt, Jr.; third cousin once removed of Edward Thompson Breathitt, Jr..
  Political families: Jackson-Lee family of Virginia; Henshaw-Breathitt-Snodgrass-Sappington family of West Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pearson, Eugene E., Jr. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Georgia, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Pearson, Frank A. — of Lebanon, Laclede County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Laclede County Democratic Party, 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Mrs. Fred — of Torrington, Goshen County, Wyo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Pearson, Gardner Whitman (1869-1953) — also known as Gardner W. Pearson — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass., September 4, 1869. Lawyer; postmaster at Lowell, Mass., 1894-98; Adjutant General of Massachusetts, 1911-14, 1916-17; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1920. Died June 23, 1953 (age 83 years, 292 days). Interment at Hildreth Cemetery, Lowell, Mass.
  Relatives: Married to Alice Duckworth.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pearson, George — of Washington County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Washington County, 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Guy — of Monmouth, Warren County, Ill. Mayor of Monmouth, Ill., 1942-45. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Mrs. H. D. — of Caddo, Bryan County, Okla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Harry — of Wallace, Shoshone County, Idaho. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Helen H. — of Hugo, Lincoln County, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1964. Female. Still living as of 2007.
  Relatives: Mother of Nancy Pearson (who married Kenneth Bentley Kramer (1942-)).
  Pearson, Henry George (1844-1889) — also known as Henry G. Pearson — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, July 29, 1844. Republican. Postmaster at New York City, N.Y., 1881-89. Died April 20, 1889 (age 44 years, 265 days). Interment at Brookside Cemetery, Englewood, N.J.
  Relatives: Married, April 22, 1876, to Ella James (daughter of Thomas Lemuel James (1831-1916)).
  Epitaph: "Faithful Unto Death."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pearson, Herbert F. — U.S. Vice Consul in Naples, as of 1924; Salonika, as of 1926-29. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Herron Carney (1890-1953) — also known as Herron C. Pearson — of Jackson, Madison County, Tenn. Born in Taylor, Williamson County, Tex., July 31, 1890. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 1912; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 7th District, 1935-43. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Kappa Sigma; Freemasons; Elks; Rotary. Died in Jackson, Madison County, Tenn., April 24, 1953 (age 62 years, 267 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Jackson, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of John Lafayette Pearson and Annie (Herron) Pearson; married, June 23, 1915, to Evelyn Pearcy (1896-1985).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pearson, Homer L. (1900-1985) — of Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colo. Born in Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colo., December 31, 1900. Republican. Florist; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1939-46; Speaker of the Colorado State House of Representatives, 1941-46; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1944; Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 1947-49. Methodist. Died June 9, 1985 (age 84 years, 160 days). Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Howard R. — of Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1935-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Irving F. — of Rockford, Winnebago County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Isaac N. — of Illinois. Secretary of state of Illinois, 1889-93. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, J. M. — of Glendale, Maricopa County, Ariz. Mayor of Glendale, Ariz., 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Mrs. J. S. — of Marshall, Logan County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, James — of California. Member of California state assembly 19th District, 1856-57. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, James — of Moorefield, Frontier County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1913; Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska, 1915-17. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, James — of Iowa. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 8th District, 1928, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, James Blackwood (1920-2009) — also known as James B. Pearson — of Shawnee Mission, Johnson County, Kan.; Prairie Village, Johnson County, Kan. Born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., May 7, 1920. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; probate judge in Kansas, 1954-56; member of Kansas state senate 10th District, 1956-60; Kansas Republican state chair, 1960; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1962-78; resigned 1978. Died in Gloucester, Essex County, Mass., January 13, 2009 (age 88 years, 251 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of John William Pearson and Lillian (Blackwood) Pearson; married to Martha Mitchell; married 1980 to Margaret Lynch.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pearson, James E. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Pearson, James Morris — of Ravalli County, Mont. Libertarian. Candidate for Montana state house of representatives 88th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Pearson, Jay — of Marysville, Snohomish County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Pearson, John — of Illinois. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, John — of Hudson County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1886-87. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, John A., Jr. — of Wisconsin. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 7th District, 1946, 1948; candidate for Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, John C. — of Boscawen, Merrimack County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 9th District, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, John E. — of Ellis, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 10th District, 1911-12, 1915-20. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, John H. — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, John H. — of Morganton, Burke County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, John James (1800-1888) — of Pennsylvania. Born near Darby, Delaware County, Pa., October 25, 1800. Whig. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 24th District, 1836-37; member of Pennsylvania state senate 20th District, 1837-41. Died in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa., May 30, 1888 (age 87 years, 218 days). Interment at Harrisburg Cemetery, Harrisburg, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pearson, John S. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, John W. — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, John W. — of Lovell, Big Horn County, Wyo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Pearson, Johnny — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 37th District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Pearson, Joseph — of Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H. Secretary of state of New Hampshire, 1786-1805. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Joseph (1776-1834) — of North Carolina. Born in Rowan County, N.C., 1776. Lawyer; member of North Carolina house of commons, 1804-05; U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 1809-15 (at-large 1809-11, 10th District 1811-13, at-large 1813-15). While in Congress, fought a duel with John George Jackson of Virginia, and on the second fire wounded his opponent on the hip. Died in Salisbury, Rowan County, N.C., October 27, 1834 (age about 58 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Richmond Pearson (1751-1819) and Sarah (Haden) Pearson; married to Ellen Brent and Catherine Worthington; great-grandfather of Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933).
  Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Pearson, Joseph — of Caroline County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Caroline County, 1845. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Justice R. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 17th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Keith Nelson (b. 1888) — also known as Keith N. Pearson — of Middlebury, Addison County, Vt. Born in Belmont, Waldo County, Maine, September 1, 1888. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1943-45; member of Vermont state senate from Addison County, 1947. Protestant. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, L. W. — of Virginia. Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Lawrence E. — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Marion County Republican Party, 1952-54, 1969; candidate for Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1964; candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Marion County, 1970. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Lee R. — of California. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Pearson, Leopold L. — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Lola — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Lynn Scott — of Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Pearson, Maida — of Germantown, Shelby County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Pearson, Mary — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Pearson, Nels A. — of Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 1928, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Orpealyer — of Old Town, Penobscot County, Maine. Democrat. Postmaster at Old Town, Maine, 1856-60. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Osborne — of San Francisco, Calif.; Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Pearson, Patti — of Nevis, Hubbard County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Paul H. — U.S. Vice Consul in Stockholm, as of 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Paul Martin (1871-1938) — Born in Litchfield, Montgomery County, Ill., October 22, 1871. College professor; author; Governor of U.S. Virgin Islands, 1931-35; forced to resign in July, 1935 during a Congressional investigation of financial mismanagement in the Islands government. Suffered a stroke, and died a month later, March 26, 1938 (age 66 years, 155 days). Interment at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Father of Drew Pearson (newspaper columnist).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pearson, R. Wade — of Arlington, Arlington County, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Ras L. See Erasmus L. Pearson
  Pearson, Ray — of El Paso, El Paso County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Pearson, Rhoda — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 2nd District, 1938. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Richard (b. 1853) — of Urban, Sanilac County, Mich. Born in Canada, 1853. Republican. Farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Sanilac County 2nd District, 1895-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Richard T. — of Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa. Mayor of Allegheny, Pa., 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Richmond (1852-1923) — of Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C. Born in Yadkin County, N.C., January 26, 1852. Republican. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1884-86; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 9th District, 1895-99, 1900-01; U.S. Minister to Persia, 1902-07; Greece, 1907-09; Montenegro, 1907-09; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1912. Died in Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C., September 12, 1923 (age 71 years, 229 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Asheville, N.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Pearson, Robert — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for mayor of Yonkers, N.Y., 1915, 1917, 1931; candidate for New York state assembly from Westchester County 4th District, 1918 (Socialist), 1922 (Farmer-Labor), 1927 (Socialist). Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Robert See S. Robert Pearson
  Pearson, Robert See W. Robert Pearson
  Pearson, Robert A. (b. 1868) — of Joplin, Jasper County, Mo. Born in Colchester, McDonough County, Ill., September 7, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; circuit judge in Missouri 25th Circuit, 1917-18; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 28th District, 1922-23. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, November 8, 1904, to Eva P. Barr.
  Pearson, Roger — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Pearson, Ronald G. — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state treasurer, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Pearson, S. Robert — of Webster, Day County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1951-56 (35th District 1951-52, 33rd District 1953-56). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Susan E. — of Old Town, Penobscot County, Maine. Democrat. Postmaster at Old Town, Maine, 1860-65. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, T. G. — of Goodhue County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1871, 1877 (District 9 1871, District 17 1877). Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Tage — of Wilton, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Wilton; elected 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Thomas — of Caroline County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Caroline County, 1828. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Vander — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Pearson, W. H. — of Burlingame, San Mateo County, Calif. Mayor of Burlingame, Calif., 1916-22. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, W. Robert (b. 1943) — Born in 1943. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, 2000-03. Still living as of 2003.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Pearson, Wade See R. Wade Pearson
  Pearson, Wallace M. (b. 1895) — of Kirksville, Adair County, Mo. Born near Charlotte, Eaton County, Mich., July 12, 1895. Republican. Chemist; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; college professor; banker; osteophatic physician; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Adair County, 1947-56; defeated, 1956. Methodist. Member, Eagles; Kiwanis; Delta Tau Delta. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Walter E. — of Oregon. Democrat. Oregon state treasurer, 1938-41; appointed 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Walter J. — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Democrat. Oregon state treasurer, 1949-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1952, 1956, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, Wilbert C. — of Buchanan County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Buchanan County 2nd District, 1929-30. Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, William B. — of Minnesota. Candidate for Minnesota state senate 55th District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Pearson, William J. (1860-1950) — of Charlevoix County, Mich. Born in 1860. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Charlevoix County, 1909-12; member of Michigan state senate 29th District, 1923-26. Died in 1950 (age about 90 years). Burial location unknown.
  Pearson, William J. — of California. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1922. Burial location unknown.


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