Herron C. Pearson

Herron Carney Pearson ( born July 31, 1890 in Taylor, Williamson County, Texas, † April 24, 1953 in Jackson, Tennessee ) was an American politician. Between 1935 and 1943 he represented the state of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Even as a small child came Herron Pearson to Jackson in Tennessee, where he later attended the public schools. In 1910 he graduated from the local Union University. After a subsequent law degree from Cumberland University in Lebanon and its made ​​in 1912 admitted to the bar he began to work in his new profession in Jackson; there he also served as a judge in 1915. From 1920-1923 Pearson was legal representatives of this city.

Politically, he was a member of the Democratic Party. In the congressional elections of 1934 he was in the seventh election district of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Gordon Browning on 3 January 1935. After three elections Pearson was able to complete in Congress until January 3rd, 1943 four legislative sessions. There, until 1941, many New Deal laws of the Federal Government were adopted under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Since December 1941, the work of the Congress of the events of World War II was determined.

In 1942, Herron Pearson gave up another Congress candidate. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives, he retired from politics and practiced as a lawyer again. He died on April 24, 1953 in Jackson.