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Don Roe Pears

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Don Roe Pears

Birth
Buchanan, Berrien County, Michigan, USA
Death
17 Jul 1992 (aged 92)
Niles, Berrien County, Michigan, USA
Burial
Buchanan, Berrien County, Michigan, USA Add to Map
Plot
Section 15, Lot # 2.
Memorial ID
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Donald ("Don") Roe Pears, is the
son of Charles Frederick Pears
and his wife Lura Grace Roe, of
Buchanan, Berrien County Michigan.
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Don was married to Gladys Seidlitz,
on Feb. 18, 1931.
They had two known children:
Charles Pears, and Donna O. Pears.
Gladys died on Dec. 20, 2000.
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The Political Graveyard web site
has the following information for
Don R. Pears:
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Republican.
Served in the U.S. Army during World War I,
and also, during World War II.
School principal.
Real Estate broker.
Partner in the Hollywood Theater,
in Buchanan, Michigan.
Berrien Co. Register of Deeds 1927-32.
Berrien County Clerk, 1941-42
and 1945 to 1948.
Member of Michigan State House
of Representives, 1951 to 1962
and 1965 to 1970
(Berrien County 1st District 1951-62,
43rd District 1965-1970).
Defeated 1932 and 1934.
Speaker of the Michigan State House
of Representatives, 1959 to 1962.
Candidate in primary for U.S.
Representative from Michigan 4th
District 1962.
Protestant.
Member of: American Legion,
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Amvets,
Reserve Officiers Association,
Elks, Eagles, Moose, and Odd Fellows.
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The obituary for Don R. Pears, was
published in the "Niles Daily Star"
newspaper, in Niles, Michigan on
July 18, 1992, page 2.
Also, in the "Herald Palladium"
newspaper, in Benton Harbor, Michigan,
on July 18, 1992 (#3272). (The Van
Buren District Library has a copy).
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The obituary for his wife Gladys Pears,
was published in the "Niles Daily Star"
newspaper, in Niles, Michigan on
Dec. 26, 2000, page 2.
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Donald ("Don") Roe Pears, is the
son of Charles Frederick Pears
and his wife Lura Grace Roe, of
Buchanan, Berrien County Michigan.
-----------------------------------
Don was married to Gladys Seidlitz,
on Feb. 18, 1931.
They had two known children:
Charles Pears, and Donna O. Pears.
Gladys died on Dec. 20, 2000.
-------------------------------
The Political Graveyard web site
has the following information for
Don R. Pears:
-------------
Republican.
Served in the U.S. Army during World War I,
and also, during World War II.
School principal.
Real Estate broker.
Partner in the Hollywood Theater,
in Buchanan, Michigan.
Berrien Co. Register of Deeds 1927-32.
Berrien County Clerk, 1941-42
and 1945 to 1948.
Member of Michigan State House
of Representives, 1951 to 1962
and 1965 to 1970
(Berrien County 1st District 1951-62,
43rd District 1965-1970).
Defeated 1932 and 1934.
Speaker of the Michigan State House
of Representatives, 1959 to 1962.
Candidate in primary for U.S.
Representative from Michigan 4th
District 1962.
Protestant.
Member of: American Legion,
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Amvets,
Reserve Officiers Association,
Elks, Eagles, Moose, and Odd Fellows.
-----------------------------------
The obituary for Don R. Pears, was
published in the "Niles Daily Star"
newspaper, in Niles, Michigan on
July 18, 1992, page 2.
Also, in the "Herald Palladium"
newspaper, in Benton Harbor, Michigan,
on July 18, 1992 (#3272). (The Van
Buren District Library has a copy).
---------------------------------
The obituary for his wife Gladys Pears,
was published in the "Niles Daily Star"
newspaper, in Niles, Michigan on
Dec. 26, 2000, page 2.
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