Paul Martin Pearson Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Baker U., 1891, A.M., 1895, Doctor of Letters, 1909. Graduate study, Northwestern, and Harvard.
Teacher high school, Cherryvale, Kansas, 1891-1894. Teacher, Northwestern University, 1896-1901. Professor of public speaking, Swarthmore (Pennsylvania) College, 1902-1919.
Editor The Speaker; of Lyceum Magazine, 1903-1908. Founder and president Swarthmore Chautauqua Association, 1912-1930. Governor of Virgin Islands, 1931-1935.
Assistant director Housing division Public Works Administration.
Member Society of Friends. Member advisory committee speaking division, Committee on Public Information, Washington. Member Executive Committee speakers’ bureau, American Red Cross.
Married Edna Wolfe, June 11, 1896. Children: Andrew Russell, Leon Morris, Barbara Wolfe, Ellen Cameron.