Laura C Pearson (1897 - 1989)

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Laura C Pearson
1897 - 1989
updated February 06, 2019
Laura C Pearson was born on October 10, 1897. She died on February 19, 1989 at 91 years of age.


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Laura C Pearson died on February 19, 1989 at 91 years old. She was born on October 10, 1897. There is no information about Laura's family or relationships.
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In 1897, in the year that Laura C Pearson was born, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

In 1900, by the time she was just 3 years old, when Floradora opened on Broadway. A huge success in London - opening in 1899 and running for 455 performances - the musical was even more successful in New York - running for 552 performances. The "Floradora girls" were the hit of the show - a "sextette of tall, gorgeous damsels, clad in pink walking costumes, black picture hats and carrying frilly parasols who swished onto the stage and captivated New York for no other reason than they were utterly stunning" ("tall and gorgeous" translated to 5'4"). A sensation, each Floradora girl was said to have married a millionaire.

In 1910, when she was only 13 years old, Halley's comet, which returns past the earth every 75 - 76 years was observed photographically for the first time. Two fortuitous events occurred - photography had been invented since the last time the comet had passed and the comet was relatively close. There was panic because one astronomer claimed that the gas from its tail "would impregnate the atmosphere and possibly snuff out all life on the planet." People bought gas masks, "anti-comet pills" and "anti-comet umbrellas".

In 1954, Laura was 57 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1989, in the year of Laura C Pearson's passing, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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Laura Pearson
1855 - 1894
St Kilda, Australia
Laura Margaret Pearson
Born: 1874
Sale, Australia
Laura J Pearson
around 1862 - Apr 22, 1925
Laura E Pearson
around 1864 - Jan 27, 1893
Laura G. (Johnson) Pearson
Born: around 1975
Laura E. (Lyons) Pearson
Born: around 1977
Laura B. (Cooper) Pearson
Born: around 1972
Laura L. (Sawyers) Pearson
Born: around 1968
Laura A. (Salitros) Pearson
Born: around 1970
Laura J. (Eaves) Pearson
Born: around 1972
Laura A. (Walters) Pearson
Born: around 1960
Laura L. (Poehner) Pearson
Born: around 1962
Laura A. (Mccollum) Pearson
Born: around 1960
Laura A. (Terrell) Pearson
Born: around 1960

Other Pearsons

William Pearson
Jul 10, 1894 - October 1979
Milledgeville, Georgia
William Pearson
Apr 14, 1905 - February 1979
Apopka, Florida
Ella Pearson
Jan 25, 1898 - April 1982
Savannah, Georgia
Bessie Pearson
Jun 21, 1893 - May 1977
Columbia, South Carolina
Dorothy H Pearson
Nov 28, 1920 - Sep 6, 2003
Oviedo, FL
A E Pearson
Nov 1, 1916 - Jul 5, 2003
Blackshear, GA
Jessie Pearson
May 12, 1914 - November 1967
Franklin M Pearson
Nov 6, 1921 - Feb 22, 1990
Statesboro, GA
Tobe Pearson
May 15, 1891 - July 1965
Dorothy D Pearson
Apr 25, 1921 - Jan 3, 1997
Toccoa, GA
Ben A Pearson
Jul 20, 1915 - May 15, 2000
Orlando, FL
Mamie A Pearson
Jul 15, 1913 - Mar 17, 2002
Orlando, FL
Willie Pearson
May 18, 1897 - November 1968
Woodbury, Georgia
Sarah Y Pearson
Apr 6, 1911 - Mar 19, 1999
Roy C Pearson
Sep 9, 1922 - Jul 4, 2007
Melrose, FL
Clarence Pearson
Jun 16, 1893 - April 1976
Hiram, Georgia
Flora Pearson
Feb 23, 1924 - September 1974
Bartow, Florida
Vetra Pearson
Aug 7, 1925 - July 1983
Columbus, Georgia
Charlie Pearson
September 1920 - January 1972
Eunice Pearson
Jul 3, 1919 - August 1983
Hiram, Georgia

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Guyton, Georgia
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