Pearson may refer to:


  • Pearson, California (disambiguation)
  • Pearson, Georgia, a US city
  • Pearson, Texas, an unincorporated community in the US
  • Pearson, Victoria, a ghost town in Australia.
  • Pearson, Wisconsin, an unincorporated community in the US
  • Toronto Pearson International Airport, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Pearson Field, in Vancouver, Washington, US


  • Pearson (surname)
  • Drew Pearson, (1897-1969), American journalist
  • James Larkin Pearson, (1879–1981) Poet, editor; former North Carolina Poet Laureate.
  • John Loughborough Pearson, (1817–1897) English architect.
  • Josh T. Pearson, (born 1974), American musician.
  • Karl Pearson (1857–1936), British statistician.
  • Lester B. Pearson (1897–1972), former Prime Minister of Canada.
  • Pearson, abbreviation for Oliver Paynie Pearson (1915–2003), per List of zoologists by author abbreviation.
  • Ralph Pearson, (born 1919), physical inorganic chemist.


  • Lester B. Pearson College, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • Pearson College (UK), London and Manchester, owned by Pearson PLC.
  • Lester B. Pearson High School (disambiguation page)


  • Pearson plc, a UK-based international media conglomerate, best known as a book publisher
    • Pearson Education, the textbook division of Pearson plc
      • Pearson-Longman, an imprint of Pearson Education
  • Pearson Yachts
  • Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient statistical measure, also known as Pearson r
  • Pearson (motorcycle) - British motorcycle manufactured by the Pearson brothers of Southsea, Hampshire, in 1904. See Ateliers de Construction Mecanique l'Aster#Partners - Pearson

Other articles related to "pearson":

Alastair Pearson
... Brigadier Alastair Stevenson Pearson CB, DSO Three Bars, OBE, MC, TD (1915 – 1995) was a baker, farmer and one of the most highly-regarded soldiers of the British Army who served in World War II ... During his distinguished military career, he was known as Jock Pearson to the men of his command ...
Pearson, Victoria
... Pearson was a town in Victoria, Australia, located 1 1/2 miles southwest of Walhalla ... The town was surveyed in 1865 and named Pearson after William Pearson, a prominent local pastoralist, mining investor, politician and horseracing identity ... go Lucky or 'The Happy.' By the 1870s mining activity had slowed, and Pearson became a satellite town of Walhalla ...
Henry Harold Welch Pearson
... Henry Harold Welch Pearson (28 January 1870, Long Sutton, Lincolnshire - 3 November 1916, Wynberg, Cape Town), was a British-born South African botanist ... Pearson started his career as a chemist's assistant, but changed his interests after attending a lecture on plants by A ... Pearson published two papers in 1898, dealing with Bowenia spectabilis, a member of the Stangeriaceae from Australia ...
Derek Pearson
... Source CricketArchive, 12 November 2008 Derek Brooke Pearson (born 29 March 1937) is a former English cricketer who played first-class cricket from the mid-1950s until ... Pearson's career was at times controversial ... Pearson made his first-class debut for Worcestershire at Worcester against Cambridge University in June 1954, taking four wickets his first victim was Colin Smith ...
Alastair Pearson - Second World War
... Pearson was attached to the South Lancashire Regiment and served briefly in France during January 1940 ... In 1942 Pearson volunteered to join a special forces unit and on 1 August he joined the Parachute Regiment, part of the Army Air Corps ... Within a fortnight, Pearson was transferred to 1st Battalion by its commander Lieutenant Colonel Eric Down ...

Famous quotes containing the word pearson:

    Education is considered the peculiar business of women; perhaps for that very reason it is one of the worst-paid businesses in the world ...
    —Katharine Pearson Woods (1853–1923)

    Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the learned. A widely-read man never quotes accurately, for the rather obvious reason that he has read too widely.
    —Hesketh Pearson (1887–1964)

    ...we shall never be the people we should and might be until we have learned that it is the first and most important business of a nation to protect its women, not by any puling sentimentality of queenship, chivalry or angelhood, but by making it possible for them to earn an honest living.
    —Katharine Pearson Woods (1853–1923)