Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

-

Log In

Username:

Password:

After login, go to:

Register
Forgot Username?
Forgot Password?

Browse Users
Contact us

-

Martha Farnsworth

-

Podcast Archive

Governor Mike Hayden Interview
Details
Listen Now
Subscribe - iTunesSubscribe - RSS

More podcasts

-

Popular Item

undated 1977 (Box 49, Folder 4)

-

Random Item

Ottawa's Rohrbaugh Theater destroyed by fire Ottawa's Rohrbaugh Theater destroyed by fire

-

Site Statistics

Total images: 635,879
Bookbag items: 37,359
Registered users: 11,397

-

About

Kansas Memory has been created by the Kansas State Historical Society to share its historical collections via the Internet. Read more.

-

Syndication

Matching items: 5

Category Filters

Government and Politics - Federal Government - Congress - Senate - Pearson, James Blackwood

Search within these results


       

Search Tips

Start Over | RSS Feed RSS Feed

View: Image Only | Title Only | Detailed
Sort by: TitleSort by Title, Ascending | Date | Creator | Newest

Showing 1 - 5 of 5 (results per page: 10 | 25 | 50)


James Blackwood Pearson

James Blackwood Pearson
Date: Between 1962 and 1978
This black and white photograph shows James Blackwood Pearson, (1920-2009). A World War II veteran and lawyer from Prairie Village he served as assistant county attorney of Johnson County, Kansas from 1952-1954 and as a Kansas Senator from 1956-1960. Pearson was appointed, on January 31, 1962, to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy left by the death of Andrew F. Schoeppel. In a special election in November of 1967, he was re-elected and served in the Senate until 1978.


James Blackwood Pearson

James Blackwood Pearson
Date: Between 1962 and 1978
This black and white photograph shows James Blackwood Pearson, (1920-2009). A World War II veteran and lawyer from Prairie Village he served as assistant county attorney of Johnson County, Kansas, from 1952-1954, and as a Kansas Senator from 1956-1960. Pearson was appointed, on January 31, 1962, to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy left by the death of Andrew F. Schoeppel. In a special election in November of 1967, he was re-elected and served in the U. S. Senate until 1978.


James Blackwood Pearson

James Blackwood Pearson
Date: Between 1962 and 1978
This black and white photograph shows James Blackwood Pearson, (1920-2011). A World War II veteran and lawyer from Prairie Village he served as assistant county attorney of Johnson County, Kansas, from 1952-1954 and a Kansas Senator from 1956-1960. Pearson was appointed, on January 31, 1962, to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy left by the death of Andrew F. Schoeppel. In a special election in November of 1967, he was re-elected and served in the Senate until 1978.


Jim Pearson, U.S. Senator

Jim Pearson, U.S. Senator
Date: 1962
This campaign brochure is from James B. Pearson's first United States Senate race. He informs Kansas voters of his political and professional accomplishments and the responsibilities he will accept if elected to the senate. On November 6, 1962, Pearson defeated Democratic challenger Paul L. Aylward in a special election to fill the vacancy created by the death of Andrew F. Schoeppel.


United States Senator James Blackwood Pearson

United States Senator James Blackwood Pearson
Date: Between 1962 and 1965
This is a photograph showing United States Senator James Blackwood Pearson from Kansas. He was born May 7, 1920, in Nashville, Tennessee, and moved to Kansas after service in World War II. Pearson started a law practice in Mission and quickly became involved in local politics. He served as assistant county attorney and probate judge for Johnson County, and in 1956 he was elected to the state senate. In 1962, Pearson was appointed to fill the Senate vacancy left by Andrew Schoeppel's death, and was reelected twice to that position, retiring in 1979. A progressive Republican who spoke out against the Vietnam War as early as 1970, Pearson spent the last years of his life in Gloucester, Massachusetts, where he died on January 13, 2009.


Showing 1 - 5

Copyright © 2007-2020 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.