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Pearson, Theodore T.

Theodore T. Pearson U.S. Army Air Corps WWII
Theodore T. Pearson U.S. Army Air Corps WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 8/5/1917
Died On: 9/1/1967
Street Address: Apawamis Avenue
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Corps - 9th Air Force

Veteran Code: USAAC-128


BIOGRAPHY
 
Theodore T. Pearson was born in New York in 1917. In Rye his family lived at Apawamis Avenue and were members of Christ Church. Theodore served as an officer in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

Mr. Pearson, a former major in the Army Air Forces, served overseas as a Marauder pilot with the 9th Air Force and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal with seven clusters, and the Distinguished Unit Citation. He attended St. Georges School and was graduated from Yale University in 1939. PAGE EIGHT THE RYE CHRONICLE Friday, December 6, 1946

T. TALMADGE PEARSON T. Talmadge Pearson, 50, son of Mrs. Ward E. Pearson of Drake Smith Lane, died suddenly on Monday at his home in New Canaan, Conn. A graduate of St. Georges School. Newport, R.I. and an honor graduate of Yale, Mr. Pearson had a distinguished military record during World War II. He served in the Field Artillery and the Army Air Force. He was a pilot in a medium bombardment group in the European Theatre with the rank of major. He won the Distinguished Flying Cross, seven Air Medals, three Battle Stars and was awarded the Croix de Guerre by France. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Lelia Redgate Pearson, and four children, Christopher, Cynthia, Pamela and Cherie.
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