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James Blackwood Pearson Edit Profile

United States Senator from Kansas

James Blackwood Pearson, Former United States Senator from Kansas.

Background

Pearson, James Blackwood was born on May 7, 1920 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

Education

Juris Doctor, University Virginia, 1950.

Career

Assistant county attorney Johnson County, Kansas, 1952—1954. Probate county judge, 1954—1956. Member Kansas State Senate, 1956—1960.

United States Senator from Kansas, 1962—1978. Director East-West Institute, 1983—1991. Served in United States Navy, 1943-1946.

Connections

Children: James, William, Thomas, Laura.

children:
James Pearson

William Pearson

Thomas Pearson

Laura Pearson