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Drew Pearson
Birth: Dec. 13, 1897
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 1969
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Newspaper Columnist. Born in Evanston, Illinois, for over five decades he was a newspaper and radio journalist noted for his syndicated newspaper column "Washington Merry-Go-Round". After graduating from Swarthmore College in 1919, he went on to serve as a foreign journalist for newspapers in Europe, Australia, India and South Africa. By the the 1940s, as a journalist for the Baltimore Sun, the syndication of his column "Washington Merry-Go-Round", was in some 350 newspapers nationwide and in more than 600 newspapers with readers estimated at 60 million by 1969. Pearson compiled scripts and was broadcaster for the NBC show, "News for the Americas" and his "Washington Merry-Go-Round", was syndicated throughout the United States, as his television show from the 1950s, until his death. He died of a heart attack at age 71. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Paul Martin Pearson (1871 - 1938)
  Edna Rachel Wolfe Pearson (1874 - 1942)
  Felicia Eleanora Gizycka Magruder (1905 - 1999)*
  Luvie Butler Moore Pearson (1909 - 1992)*
  Ellen Pearson Arnold (1926 - 2010)*
  Drew Pearson (1897 - 1969)
  Barbara Wolfe Pearson Godfrey (1910 - 2003)*
  Ellen Cameron Pearson Fogg (1913 - 1973)*
*Calculated relationship
Merry Go Round Farm
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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