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George Alexander Pearre

George Alexander Pearre, American congressman. member Maryland; member 56th to 61st Congresses (1899-1911), 6th Maryland.

Background

  • Pearre, George Alexander was born on July 16, 1860 in Cumberland, Maryland, United States. Son of Honorary George A. and Mary (Worthington) Pearre.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1880. Bachelor of Arts, West Virginia University. Bachelor of Laws, University Maryland, 1882.

    Career

    • In practice at Cumberland, since 1882. Lieutenant colonel Maryland. National Guard, 1889-1892.

      Member Maryland. Senate, 1890-1892. Prosecuting attorney, 1895-1899. Member 56th to 61st Congresses (1899-1911), 6th Maryland.

      District; declined renomination, 1910, and resumed practice of law.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Maryland; member 56th to 61st Congresses (1899-1911), 6th Maryland.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth G. Shoupe, November 22, 1898.
    • father: Honorary George A. Pearre
    • mother: Mary (Worthington) Pearre
    • spouse: Elizabeth G. Shoupe
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    Died September 19, 1923
    (aged 63)
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