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Charles I. Pearson Edit Profile

educator , Retail executive

Charles I. Pearson, American retail executive, educator.

Background

Pearson, Charles I. was born on February 14, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph Ernest and Ruth (Benedict) Pearson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, Champaign, 1938.

Career

Credit manager, Sears Roebuck & Company, Rockford, Illinois, 1940-1942;buyer, Sears Roebuck & Company, Chicago, 1942-1944;buyer, Sears Roebuck & Company, Los Angeles, 1944-1962;national merchandise manager, Sears Roebuck & Company, Chicago, 1962-1967;director research, Sears Roebuck & Company, Los Angeles, 1967-1975;professor marketing, California State University, Los Angeles, 1975-1976;professor marketing, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1975;professor marketing, University of California at Los Angeles Graduate School Management, 1976-1987. Marketing consultant, Los Angeles, 1975-1981.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, reading, music.

Connections

Married Sarah Judith Feldman, November 23, 1939. 1 child, Harold A.

father:
Joseph Ernest Pearson

mother:
Ruth (Benedict) Pearson

spouse:
Sarah Judith Feldman

child:
Harold A. Pearson