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Ralph Stewart Pearman, French judge. Member of American Legion., Illinois Judges Association, American Judicature Society, Illinois Bar Association, Edgar County Bar Association (president 1970-1971), Masons, Elks (ruler 1960-1961), Kiwanis (president 1971-1972).

Background

Pearman, Ralph Stewart was born on August 1, 1929 in Paris. Son of Ralph D. and Mary Louise (Lycan) Pearman.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1951. Juris Doctor, University Illinois, 1953.

Career

Partner Massey, Anderson, Gibson & Pearman, Paris, 1955—1972. States attorney Edgar County, 1960—1964. Judge Illinois Circuit Court, since 1972, chief judge, since 1976.

Board directors Eastern Illinois Mental Health Association, Young Men’s Christian Association Paris, Edgar County Mental Health Association, Paris Youth Center. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army Reserve, 1953-1955.

Membership

Member of American Legion., Illinois Judges Association, American Judicature Society, Illinois Bar Association, Edgar County Bar Association (president 1970-1971), Masons, Elks (ruler 1960-1961), Kiwanis (president 1971-1972).

Connections

Married Mary Ann Mattingly Pearman, March 30, 1958. Children: Ann, Matt, Julie, Susan, Kay, John.