Pearson



Drew (Andrew Russell Pearson) 1897–1969, U.S. journalist.
Karl, 1857–1936, English statistician.
Lester Bowles
[bohlz] /boʊlz/ (Show IPA), 1897–1972, Canadian diplomat and politician: Nobel Peace Prize 1957; prime minister 1963–68.
Contemporary Examples

But as Pearson pointed out, the amount the court required was minimal, at $125 a month.
Are You Legally Responsible for Your Elderly Parents? Keli Goff April 25, 2014

“She said she only felt sad about missing her family but otherwise felt good,” Pearson testified at the hearing.
‘Killer Nanny’ Case: What the Krims Didn’t Know About Yoselyn Ortega Michael Daly June 25, 2013

“Most of the time, moral obligation makes the laws unnecessary” Pearson said.
Are You Legally Responsible for Your Elderly Parents? Keli Goff April 25, 2014

Allen Lane died in 1970; Penguin was sold to Pearson that year.
Why Random and Penguin Must Merge—And When They Almost Did Gayle Feldman November 8, 2012

Marjorie Scardino, the American who oversees all of Pearson as its London CEO, understands that.
Why Random and Penguin Must Merge—And When They Almost Did Gayle Feldman November 8, 2012

Historical Examples

I said to General Pearson at the time, that I thought we ought to continue to drive the crowd.
Report of the Committee Appointed to Investigate the Railroad Riots in July, 1877 Various

Then we had famous footballers in Sergeants Pearson and Bamber.
With Manchesters in the East Gerald B. Hurst

As Pearson went away, Orville said: “You’ll help us out, won’t you, my boy?”
Five Hundred Dollars Horatio Alger

I—I—Mr. Pearson, I wonder what on earth you must think of me.
Cap’n Warren’s Wards Joseph C. Lincoln

Captain Pearson had, for a moment, towards the end of the action, a ray of hope.
Paul Jones Hutchins Hapgood

noun
Karl. 1857–1936, British mathematician, noted for his work in statistics, esp as applied to biological problems
Lester B(owles). 1897–1972, Canadian Liberal statesman; prime minister (1963–68): Nobel peace prize 1957 for helping to resolve the Suez crisis (1956)

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