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Ralph Stewart Pearman

Ralph Stewart Pearman, French judge. Member of American Legion., Illinois Judges Association, American Judicature Society, Illinois Bar Association, Edgar County Bar Association (president 1970-1971), Masons, Elks (ruler 1960-1961), Kiwanis (president 1971-1972).

Background

  • Pearman, Ralph Stewart was born on August 1, 1929 in Paris. Son of Ralph D. and Mary Louise (Lycan) Pearman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1951. Juris Doctor, University Illinois, 1953.

    Career

    • Partner Massey, Anderson, Gibson & Pearman, Paris, 1955—1972. States attorney Edgar County, 1960—1964. Judge Illinois Circuit Court, since 1972, chief judge, since 1976.

      Board directors Eastern Illinois Mental Health Association, Young Men’s Christian Association Paris, Edgar County Mental Health Association, Paris Youth Center. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army Reserve, 1953-1955.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member of American Legion., Illinois Judges Association, American Judicature Society, Illinois Bar Association, Edgar County Bar Association (president 1970-1971), Masons, Elks (ruler 1960-1961), Kiwanis (president 1971-1972).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Ann Mattingly Pearman, March 30, 1958. Children: Ann, Matt, Julie, Susan, Kay, John.
    • father: Ralph D. Pearman
    • mother: Mary Louise (Lycan) Pearman
    • spouse: Mary Ann Mattingly Pearman
    • children: Ann Pearman
    • Matt Pearman
    • Julie Pearman
    • Susan Pearman
    • Kay Pearman
    • John Pearman
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    Born August 1, 1929
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