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James Alfred Pearce, American judge.

Background

Pearce, James Alfred was born on April 2, 1840 in Chestertown, Maryland, United States. Son of James Alfred and Martha J. (Laird) Pearce.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1860, A.M., 1863. (Doctor of Laws, St. John’s College, Maryland., 1903, and Princeton University, 1915).

Career

Admitted to bar, 1864. Practiced at Chestertown, 1864-1897. State’s attorney, Kent Company, 1867-1875.

Associate Judge Court of Appeals Maryland, term 1897-1912.

Connections

Married Eunice Rasin, November 1, 1866.

father:
James Alfred Pearce

mother:
Martha J. (Laird) Pearce

spouse:
Eunice Rasin