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George Alexander Pearre

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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.

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