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Fred Stark Pearson

Fred Stark Pearson, American engineer.


  • Pearson, Fred Stark was born on July 3, 1861 in Lowell, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Ambrose and Hannah Pearson.

  • Education

    • A.M.B., Tufts College, 1883, Abdul Majeed Mohamed, 1884 (Doctor of Science, 1900, Doctor of Laws, 1905).


    • Instructor chemistry, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1879-1880. Instructor mathematics and applied mechanics, Tufts, 1883-1886. Mining engineer United States and Brazil, 1886-1888.

      Manager Somerville (Massachusetts) Electric Light Company, 1888-1889. Chief engineer West End St. Railway, Boston, 1889-1893, Dominion Coal Company, 1893-1894, Metropolitan St. Railway Company, New York, 1894-1899. Consulting engineer, since 1899.

      President, director Barcelona Traction, Light & Power Company, Limited, Mexico Tramways Company, Rio de Janeiro Tramway, Light & Power Company, Mexican Light & Power Limited company, Mexico North Western Railway Company Home: Great Barrington, Mass.


    • Married Mabel Ward, January 5, 1887.
    • father: Ambrose Pearson
    • mother: Hannah Pearson
    • spouse: Mabel Ward
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    Died March 7, 1915
    (aged 53)